I. Rapid Review. Slow pace then regular pace demonstration of the Five Animal Form. The regular pace demo is our sample clip.
II. Opening Salutation. Kenpo, law of the fist, implied with bow. Hand formations of the five animals symbolic signature of the form. Summary of the association of the five animals to five elements and the creative cycle. The classic kenpo hands of triangle, covered fist, and prayer explained.
III. Dragon Section. Dragon section explained in step by step detail. Additional concepts: Using opponents energy against them. The tail of the dragon (back leg of bow stance) empowers the claws (our hands). Clock direction references. Slight fanning of fingers to extend energy not bottle it up. Application of entire section of form demonstrated -- which involve numerous throws taking advantage of opponent's force.
IV. Snake Section. Snake section explained in step by detail. Additional concepts and application: Vital aspect of snake. Target choices of the snake. Constrictor aspect of snake. Intra-animal control. Wide variety of specialized hand formations for attacking the vitals. Movement and imagery of the animal. Repetition of strikes to one target to increase odds of eventual accuracy. Dominating the center line. Pulling into the body to gain leverage.
V. Tiger Section. Tiger section explained in step by detail with application of entire section explained. Power, alignment, commitment, and follow through. Root your power. Using returning motion to our advantage.
VI. Leopard Section. Leopard section explained in step by step detail with application of entire section explained. Agility higher concept than speed. Diversification of angle and timing . Using returning to motion to clear a defense. Rapid, fluid action. The chain punches to dominate the center line to overwhelm a lateral blocking strategy. Double strikes to create a bracing affect.
VII. Crane Section. Crane section explained in step by step detail with application of entire section explained. Like an umbrella, the crane emphasizes folding and unfurling actions. Trains balance, poise, grace. Clearing a zone from a point of extension. Striking with your chambering motion.
VIII. Concluding Section and Closing Salutation. Reviews five classic hand formation and shows the closing salute to the form. The entire form is then demonstrated again at full energy.
IX Bonus Features.
1. My trip to China. Eight Brocade Chi Gung.
2. "Haines Kenpo" Late 90's era commerical.
3. Sarah Fox Five Animal Form on Black Belt Exam.
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