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American Kenpo Karambit
AMERICAN KENPO TECHNIQUES
American Kenpo Karambit
Copyright 2004 by Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters.com
com 17 59 . Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters. A continuous cut results in only minor injuries. By keeping your weapon arm extended. We only include this example to illustrate this method. This theory is the Theory of the Continuous Cut. When you are faced in a life-or-death situation. I feel that I should address a popular (though incorrect) theory regarding the use of bladed weapons in American Kenpo. The following American Kenpo techniques are illustrated: FIVE SWORDS—single blade FIVE SWORDS—double blade* SLEEPER GLANCING LANCE HOOKING WINGS *The use of two knives in a self defense technique is popular with the American Kenpo community. This theory does not take into account the opponent’s clothing. The careful student will notice the difficulties that arise when employing two weapons in this manner. however. time is of essence.” There are several reasons to invalidate this theory. Without sufficient force. the weapon may become caught and thereby expose the defender to a counter. The following American Kenpo self defense techniques will illustrate the proper application of the American Kenpo Karambit. and. we will examine the use of the American Kenpo Karambit with American Kenpo self defense techniques. 2. In addition. the clothing itself can protect the opponent from harm.American Kenpo Kenpo Techniques Karambit AMERICAN KENPO TECHNIQUES In the following pages. 1. As you experiment with the karambit. you increase the likelihood that your actions will be countered. do not forget to adapt the self defense technique to take advantage of the capabilities of the karambit. in effect. The theory is that the blade would then deliver a “continuous cut” over the opponent’s body. Delivering only superficial cuts on the opponent will NOT result in an end to the confrontation. 3.com and Elite-Fighters. “carve him up. Only the use of force will produce the desired results. In recent years a small segment of the Kenpo community began to promote the belief that the blade of an edge weapon should never leave the opponent’s body.
This may be as the result of drawing the weapon or to conceal your intentions from your opponent. neck and clavicle.com 17 65 .American Kenpo Techniques SLEEPER As the opponent delivers a straight right punch (or a knife attack). step forward with your left foot and form a left neutral bow stance as you defend with a left inward parry.com and Elite-Fighters. Finish by applying pressure in an inward downward diagonal motion toward your body. Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters. Your right arm is holding the karambit in Traditional Grip by your side. Set the blade of the karambit into the triangular notch formed by the shoulder. Step behind the opponent with your right leg to buckle his right leg. Pivot counterclockwise and form a left forward bow stance as you deliver an right Angle 7 pommel strike to his face. Grab your right hand with your left hand. Your left hand checks the opponent’s right shoulder.
Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters. step toward 7:00 and form a left neutral bow stance facing 12:00. a right front thrust kick may precede the disarm if circumstances allow.com and Elite-Fighters. you must control the weapon and ensure that you are not moving into its path. deflect the attack with an outward parry. Note: Although not illustrated. Disarm the opponent as you execute an Angle 5 pommel thrust to the opponent’s eyes. Set an outward wrist lock (straight arm). Prepare to disarm the opponent by placing the karambit against the flat side of the opponent’s blade. however. Slide your left hand down and grab near his wrist. While holding the weapon in Traditional Grip. The opponent reacts by moving away and leaning backward. Control his arm by grabbing near his elbow as you deliver a right cut to his weapon hand.American Kenpo Techniques GLANCING LANCE As the opponent delivers an Angle 5 Thrust.com 17 66 .
Cover high with your left hand. Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters.com and Elite-Fighters. Control the opponent’s right arm by hooking the weapon in an outward motion. Plant toward the opponent and finish with a sandwiching karambit strike.American Kenpo Techniques Leap toward 10:30 and form a left one-legged stance.com 17 67 . Deliver a right thrusting knife-edge kick to the back of his right knee.
com 70 .ELITE FIGHTER SYSTEM OF MODERN COMBAT American Kenpo Karambit ELITE FIGHTER PRACTICE COMBAT SCENARIOS American Kenpo Karambit Copyright 2004 by Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters.
we will examine the use of the American Kenpo Karambit with the Practice Combat Scenarios (PCS’s) of the Elite Fighter System of Modern Personal Combat. We w ill examine the following PCS’s: BEAR CLAW FLAME OF THE DRAGON THE UNICORN AND THE DRAGON STRIKE OF THE RAPTOR PHANTOM CLAW Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters. adaptability. For further information on Practice Combat Scenarios. please refer to the Elite Fighter’s Defender Level Reference Manual.com and Elite-Fighters. application. theme.American Kenpo Kenpo Techniques Karambit ELITE FIGHTER PRACTICE COMBAT SCENARIOS In the following pages. Though PCS’s look similar to self defense techniques. they differ significantly in their overall structure. and method of training.com 17 71 .
com 17 74 . As you deliver a high Angle 4 Thrust to his neck. Follow through with this action and return with an Angle 4 Thrust to his kidney. Conceal your weapon behind your leg until you are ready to move (the picture is an exposed view). Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters. Step toward 10:30 and form a left neutral bow stance. Deflect and control the weapon with your left hand as you simultaneously execute a right Angle 3 Slash (in Traditional Grip) to his wrist. Continue to control his right arm.American Kenpo Techniques FLAME OF THE DRAGON As the opponent points with weapon and places his demands (such as your money). open your arms and ready your weapon (you may obtain your weapon in a manner in which the opponent will believe you are retrieving your wallet.com and Elite-Fighters. use this motion to bend the opponent’s right elbow with your right forearm (from behind). This is in preparation for the next move.
Finish by applying pressure and forcing your opponent to the ground.com and Elite-Fighters. Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters.American Kenpo Techniques Set an outward bent arm lever and secure it with the karambit hooked at the wrist.com 17 75 .
com 17 82 .com and Elite-Fighters. Execute a right Angle 10 Thrust to his groin or hip.American Kenpo Techniques PHANTOM CLAW As the opponent applies a figure four choke. Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters. Spin beneath his arm to escape. With your left hand. counter grab the opponent’s grip to relieve its pressure. draw your weapon and hold it in Traditional Grip.
Deliver a left outward crescent kick placing your leg behind his neck. This will result in a head-neck-and-arm spin takedown. Simultaneously deliver a right Angle 5 Thrust beneath his arm.American Kenpo Techniques While maintaining hold on the opponent’s wrist. apply an inward wrist lock (straight arm).com and Elite-Fighters. Apply downward pressure with your left leg as you rotate his arm clockwise. Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters.com 17 83 .
Exotic Weapon American Kenpo Supplement Karambit #1 Copyright 2004 by Eric byLamkin Eric Lamkin and Elite-Fighters.com 17 84 .com and Elite-Fighters. Finish by delivering a left thrusting heel palm strike to the back of his head while simultaneously drawing the weapon across his throat (the motion is toward your right hip).American Kenpo Techniques The opponent rests on your left knee.
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