Kenpo Karate - Free Sample Videos
These videos are free samples from various levels in the Kenpo Karate course.
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Returning Dragon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used when an opponent grabs your shoulder from the side, and is this is followed by an extended outward block and a back kick up into the body. It is the 7th technique in the Kenpo Karate Yellow Level.
1min. 41sec. Yes
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Knee of Vengeance on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: In this Kenpo technique, you react to a two-hand grab to your chest. This is normally one of the first techniques taught in a Kenpo Karate introductory course.
1min. 19sec. Yes
Level 1 - Yellow - buy this
This is the first level of the Kenpo karate system and consists of 10 techniques. The level's Japanese name is, Hachikyu.
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Japanese Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description:

In this Japanese Sword technique, step in, with arms raised, in response to a punch, and then execute a chop to the neck. In variation B, step back, with the arm meeting the punch, and then drive a strike into the side.

1min. 47sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Chinese Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description:

This Chinese Sword technique features four variations and requires a more circular chinese type motion.

2min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Delayed Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description:

This Delayed Sword technique offers a unique concept of allowing one to move out of range and then back into range.

1min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Knee of Vengeance on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: In this Kenpo technique, you react to a two-hand grab to your chest. This is normally one of the first techniques taught in a Kenpo Karate introductory course.
1min. 19sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Fang of the Cobra on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique provides defense against a choke hold from the front. This is usually encountered when you are smaller than your opponent, a woman on the street for example.
1min. 46sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Twisting Talon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique has two variations. It is used against a left hand/right hand wrist grab and ends with kick to the ribs or solar plexus.
3min. 14sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Returning Dragon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used when an opponent grabs your shoulder from the side, and is this is followed by an extended outward block and a back kick up into the body. It is the 7th technique in the Kenpo Karate Yellow Level.
1min. 41sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Breaking the Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Should someone ever attack you suddenly after shaking your hand, this technique will be effective. First you turn there wrist and pull bringing there body out of alignment and preventing them from using their other hand to attack you. This is followed by a shoulder break and an elbow to each side. Make sure you move out of danger after this.
2min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kenpo Shield on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: In this technique you learn a number of basic movements, the upward block and an uppercut strike. This technique is used as a self defense measure should someone come at you with a punch.
2min. 43sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Evasion on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique calls for a stick or Rattan. You will move out of the way of the strike and parry the hand, following with a kick to the opponents knee. This is the last technique in the yellow level of Kenpo Karate.
1min. 55sec.
Level 2 - Orange Part 1 - buy this
This is the second level in the Kenpo Karate system and covers the first part of the orange belt, also called Shichikyu. This level consists of 15 techniques with variations for each.
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Attacking Circle on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This drill trains you to move in the different directions required by more advanced techniques. You learn to move according to the clock, as in 12, 3, 6, and 9 o'clock, and then further broken down to 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, and 10:30 directions. Each movement to one of these directions is followed by two chops.
2min. 47sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Sumo on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique originally used to defend against a belt grab has been modified for use today against a shirt or lapel grab. Finishing off the technique with a cross step and removal of oneself from danger. Called Sumo because of the horse-like stance when dropping the hands.
2min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Japanese Strangle Hold on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used to counter a choke from behind. It is has four variations, A,B,C and D.
4min. 18sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Blocking the Kick on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique has 5 variations and is the 4th technique in the orange level of Kenpo Karate. This is used as a defense from a kick and concentrates on teaching you target regions.
4min. 10sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Headlock on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique teaches you a defense against a headlock from the left, right and standard from the front. There are 3 variations, A, B, and C.
3min. 59sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crash of the Eagle on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique has 5 variations and is used to defend against a two-handed choke hold from behind. Each variation uses a different attack, once the choke is removed.
3min. 41sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Grasping Talon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Similar to Twisting Talon in the first level, this technique gives you the opportunity to move to the side rather than backwards, followed by an escape from your opponents wrist grab. There are two variations to this technique.
2min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Tackling Techniques on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: These variations of the same technique are used to control someone who is tackling your lower body.
4min. 10sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Dancer on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is ideal for a shorter or smaller person because very little strength is necessary. This technique is used from a choke hold from behind.
2min. 32sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Opponents at Sides on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: As the name implies this technique is used when two people are grabbing you from either side. There are a number of variations shown, depending on how the opponents grab you and there distance from your side.
2min. 37sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Passing the Horizon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo technique is used to defend against a hammer lock from behind. It has two different variations. Keith also describes a natural and un-natural grab.
3min. 0sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kimono Grab on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Against a two hand lapel grab, this technique has three variations.
2min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Lever on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique has three variations, each used if the one before it is not effective enough
2min. 54sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crashing Elbows on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This defense from a punch, is countered with a step to 10:30 and a block. There is a second variation to follow should the opponent be too close.
1min. 38sec.
Level 3 - Orange Part 2 - buy this
This level is the second part of the orange belt in Kenpo Karate and contains 16 techniques with variations of each
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Heel Hook on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: You can use this technique if you ever find yourself caught in a Full Nelson. The escape is followed by a few nasty kicks.
2min. 49sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Bridge on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique used from a choke, snaps the elbow and effectively gets you out of danger. Keith also demonstrates how to disrupt your opponents resistance making all your techniques easier.
2min. 35sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Eagles Beak on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This techniques utilizes a nerve point and uses your knuckle to inflict the pain. The technique itself is not dangerous. There are three variations.
1min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Front Bear Hug on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used if someone grabs you around your chest under your arms from the front. This technique has five variations, each used depending on the person holding you and how they react.
4min. 7sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Scimitar on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Scimitar is a technique that uses a motion that looks like the sword. It is followed by a knuckle rake to the ribs and a back-fist to the kidneys.
2min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Breaking the Cross on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is from a choke from behind. Named aptly because at one point you cross the opponents arms and break it with the knee.
1min. 18sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Aiming the Spear on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is against a right hand grab to the shoulder, and a threatening punch with the left. This technique has two variations one for stepping into the opponent and one for stepping back.
2min. 54sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Raising the Staff on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is another technique that uses a painful distraction to make it work. Used from a left-hand grab to your right wrist.
1min. 39sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Lowering the Gate on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique can be used when attacked by a left or right punch and utilizes an upward block followed by a eagles-beak downward slash to the groin. This technique also calls for a simultaneous block and strike.
1min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Rocking Elbow on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique attacks the elbow and finishes with the groin. It is from a left-hand grab.
1min. 45sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Reverse Hammer Lock on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: As the name implies, this technique is used to defend against someone holding your wrist pinned to your back. There are two variations to this technique.
2min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Anvil on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: If both your wrists are grabbed you can use one of the four variations of this technique, which consist of a kick to the groin or push to the chest or both.
3min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Knee Lift on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: If someone manages to bearhug you from the front this technique will be effective. It will give you opportunity to make space and follow up with a knee to the groin and a kick to a knee, definitely ending any confrontation.
2min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crane Leap on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is used from a right hand grab, and follows with a knee to the ribs, a kick to the knee of the opponent and a chop to the neck. There are four variations to this technique.
3min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Driving Elbows on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: From a bear hug from behind, you first use your elbows and a slight forward step to break your opponents grasp. If this does not work, then you use your foot to stomp the opponents foot or drive a kick into there knee.
2min. 59sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing Guard on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used as a training tool and has two variations.
2min. 3sec.
Level 4 - Purple Part 1 - buy this
This is the first part of the purple level of the Kenpo Karate system, it is also called rokkyu.
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Striking Mace on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: In this video you learn to parry and/or trap as a punch comes toward. Using your crescent kick you will step to the side. This technique is followed through with a kick to the side of the opponents knee.
2min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing Talon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is in reaction to a cross-handed grab from your opponent. There are three variations to this technique, but all end in an elbow to the side of the head and an elbow to the opponents spine.
3min. 18sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Circling Elbows on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used from a bear hug from behind. Using your weight elbows you drive in is nerves in the arms, from there you hook a leg behind his, off-balancing him, and then driving an elbow to the head and then the groin as your opponent falls away.
1min. 48sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Locking Arm on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique must be performed carefully when practicing with a partner because of the danger of breaking the elbow.
1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Windmill Guard on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This techniques introduces you to a windmill block, which is combination of a step to 10:30 and block with one hand followed by the second hand. This hand motion resembles a windmill pattern.
2min. 22sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Spiraling Wrist on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used from a bear hug from behind, this technique has two variations. First method to release the grip is to hit the opponents knuckles.
2min. 19sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crash of the Eagle Part 2 on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique extends from the first version in Orange Level, and is used to defend from a grab to the shoulder from behind. There are nine variations depending how the attacker reacts and their size etc.
4min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Encircling Arms on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: In this video you learn to ward of a grapple by an opponent as well as the three major blocks in Kenpo Karate.
3min. 6sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Rising Elbow on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used against a bear hug from behind. Stepping to the side and bringing one hand up while the other hand strikes to the groin, causing your opponent to release his tight grip. The technique is ended with a grab to the groin and a rake up the body and elbow to the head.
1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Guarding the Wall on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is the first technique that utilizes a step to 10:30 direction. You use a knuckle rake and a combination of groin strike and eye strike.
2min. 25sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Eagle Pin on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This video gives you a technique against two opponents, one from behind with a bear hug and the second punching you from the front. Speed and economy of motion are important. Also the person punching you is your first priority.
1min. 8sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Striking Fang on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Defending from a punch from the side, you step off the line to 2:30 followed by an eagles beak and parry and then a strike to the groin. This technique has two variations.
1min. 35sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Shackle Break on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: If someone grabs your wrists from behind you, this technique would offer you three variations to defend yourself.
2min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Drawbridge on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is very effective in taking your opponent out of the fight. It has three variations and is called drawbridge because of an arm break at the end of the 3rd variation.
2min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Full Nelson on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique defends against the full nelson as described. The defense does differ from previous techniques.
1min. 49sec.
Level 5 - Purple Part 2 - buy this
This is the second part of the purple level/belt in Kenpo Karate.
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kungfu Cross on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: In this technique you defend against a left punch, stepping to the side, and parrying, you bring your right arm up to his elbow resembling the cross referenced in the name.
3min. 6sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Divided Swords on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Another technique available to you should your opponent throw a right punch. This technique has two variations and ends with a strike to the back of the neck and the kidney.
1min. 14sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Gift on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Another technique from a handshake, but moving towards a different angle. This technique is fast and effective.
2min. 7sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Opening Cowl on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used when your opponent is choking you from behind. It has two variations.
1min. 57sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Slicing Dragon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Similar to an earlier technique, this version adds numerous more strikes and effectively takes your opponent out of the fight. You will use a knuckle rake to the face in this technique.
1min. 37sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Ascending to Heaven on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This exercise serves more as a concept and practice of efficient and combined movement, then as a technique. It has various variations.
4min. 33sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Raising the Sword on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used from a handshake and it ends in an arm break.
1min. 42sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing the Sun on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Against a bat or stick, this technique teaches you to block, and disarm your opponent while making sure he will not attack you again. It has two variations.
3min. 0sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Attack from the Temple on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is an offensive technique, requiring you to attack your opponent with an elbow to the solar plexus followed by an elbow to the face and a kick. It has two variations.
2min. 28sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Bowing to Buddha on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique gives you a defense if you are in a kneeling positon and are attacked with a knee from the front. It has two variations that will allow you to neutralize your opponent.
2min. 38sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Dart on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This video teaches a new deflection and the technique is used when attacked by a jab with the same leg forward.
2min. 49sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Covering Talon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique has two variations, one where the opponent grabs the front of your shirt with two hands and the second where he also pushes you back. This technique is fast and effective.
2min. 29sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Wing Break on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used from a side shoulder grab and involves a number of steps including a hard-bow step taking the opponent to the ground. It has two variations.
2min. 30sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts U Punch on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: The U Punch is used from a choke hold and very quickly eliminates any threat the opponent might be. It has two variations.
2min. 56sec.
Level 6 - Blue Part 1 - buy this
This is the first section of blue belt of the Kenpo Karate system. Here you learn more advanced techniques, often using basics learned from earlier videos. These techniques are designed for street defense.
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Turning the Handle on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique uses more chinese circular motions and involves tricking the opponent into a backstep, followed by a foot sweep to the front leg and a wo fisted punch to the head and side.
3min. 28sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Bridging the Gap on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used when your opponent attacks you with a two handed push. Using his momentum you divert his arms to the outside of your body and punch him as he continues to come in. This is then followed by two more strikes.
3min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Advancing Phoenix on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique has two variations and involves and combination of blocks and kicks. It is very effective and fast when practiced and performed correctly.
3min. 51sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Two Headed Serpent on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique, used from a two-handed choke hold, is a combination of two earlier techniques, called Grasping Talon and U-Punch.
1min. 38sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Reversing Grasp on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique has two variations and is used more as a drill than a self-defense technique. Practiced from a horse stance with your opponent grabbing your wrist.
3min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Reaching for the Moon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique utilizes a foot sweep of sorts to the inside of the body, followed by a strike to the head or ribs.
2min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Flashing Daggers on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique defends against a two-handed push, but instead of clearing inside and down as in the previous technique, clearing is done inside and up
1min. 38sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Bending the Limb on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo Karate technique is used defensively against a right on left wrist grab and works on the premise of minimizing the risk of your opponent hitting you with their left while you control their right. This is the 8th technique in the Kenpo blue belt.
2min. 19sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Wrap Arounds on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo technique is used as practice for later techniques where wrap arounds are more effective. This technique is not meant for street defense.
3min. 30sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crouching Falcon on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo technique is centered around a block to a two-handed push.
1min. 53sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Darting Serpent on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: A combination of strikes to various parts of the body, head and face, this Kenpo technique is very effective in practice.
2min. 14sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Silk Wind on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used when your opponent has you in a double hammer hold from behind. To give yourself some space you simultaneously stomp on his foot while grabbing the groin, then you break free. The technique is finished off by popping the elbow.
2min. 12sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Spreading the Leaves on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used when someone is attempting to put a Full Nelson on you, it requires a step forward with a simultaneous elbow, followed by two more elbows to the head.
1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing the Lock on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used to defend from a double wrist grab, and quickly neutralizes the opponent.
1min. 47sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Darkness on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo Karate technique is used to defend from a punch.
1min. 55sec.
Level 7 - Blue Part 2 - buy this
This is the second section of blue belt of the Kenpo Karate system. These techniques build on the first section.
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Spinning from the Sun on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo Karate technique is used when being attacked by a club, stick or such object and involves getting off the line of the attack and using the opponents momentum to counter.
1min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Folding Wings on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used when two opponents grab your shoulders from either side. This technique is based on the earlier wrap around technique and uses part of that exercise to help you escape this type of attack.
1min. 35sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Vice on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used if you are attacked with a punch but don't have time to move your feet. It is a very direct attack and ends with a claw to the face.
1min. 29sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Swinging Gate on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used to counter a two hand lapel grab from the front.
1min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Stretching the Bow on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: When attacked with a punch, this technique is used to block, followed by a kick to the groin and a strike to the throat.
1min. 10sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Arcing Blades on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Another defense against a punch, this technique uses a similar kick and simultaneous punch as the last technique. This is the twenty-first technique in the Kenpo Karate blue belt.
1min. 29sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Circle of China on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique helps you from a ground position if you are on your knees and an opponent kicks at you. First you deflect it followed by a quick hammerfist to the groin. As your opponent bends over in pain, you turn and kick him in the chest.
2min. 57sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Silent Escape on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: When your wrist is grabbed from behind this is a quick escape and counter technique that could be used to great effect.
2min. 15sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Returning Viper on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: A kicking technique that fakes with the first kick and follows with the second.
1min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Returning Thunder on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Another kicking technique, you setup your opponent with the first technique and follow with a side kick to the knee.
1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Broken Staff on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is against a shoulder grab from the side and ends in a strike to the opponents throat.
1min. 50sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Circling Serpent on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is defended against a punch and a similiar block to the Windmill technique is used.
0min. 48sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Chinese L Choke on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo Karate technique is used when choked from behind. This is followed by breaking away from the choke and driving an elbow into the ribs, followed by a break to the opponents elbow.
1min. 9sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Five Swords on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo technique gets its name from the five hand strikes used against the opponent. It starts similarly to a technique from the yellow level.
1min. 55sec.
Level 8 - Green Belt - buy this
This is the first half of the green belt level.
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Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Snapping the Rod on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used to protect against a straight punch, starting with a chinese swing as a block, following by a sweep of the opponents ankle. Then stomping on the opponents once he's on the ground.
1min. 11sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Turning the Key on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is considered an offensive technique and is used when someone has their back turned to you. It is done by twisting the shoulders in opposite directions as you kick into the back of their knee, bringing the opponent to the ground. This is followed up by an elbow strike to the head.
1min. 53sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts The Butterfly on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique uses a movement that look similar to the wings of a butterfly, from which its name is derived. The technique starts with an upward block to defend against a straight punch. The arm is then hooked, and then the butterfly position is used to move the arm out of the way and push the opponent.
1min. 29sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Whirling Warrior on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used to defend against a straight punch, you counter with a scimitar block, followed by several strikes. This technique has three variations.
2min. 44sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Flowing Hands on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used against two opponents and is initiated with a chop to the throat of the first opponent, followed by and eye rake and then a chop to the throat of the second opponent. Now a groin kick is used against the first and a side kick to the second.
1min. 14sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Whirling Blades on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used against two opponents. Its a combination of Whirling Blades and Arcing Blade, two earlier techniques.
1min. 25sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Thrusting Limb on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This self-defense technique is used if the opponent catches your kick. It has three different variations.
1min. 48sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing Hammers on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used when attacked with a punch, you step in cross step outwards, blocking the punch. This is then followed by a backfist to the head and a rake across the kidney/ribs.
1min. 10sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts 2 Man Swinging Gate on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is the two-man version of the originally "Swinging Gate" technique from the blue belt.
0min. 59sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Sweeping Branches on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is another technique used against two opponents. It includes several strikes and ends in taking their feet from under them.
1min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Knee Sweep on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used when two opponent grab your wrists. Using a side kick to the ribs of one, you follow by side-stepping to the second opponent, and then picking up his leg and following through with a side-kick to the knee.
1min. 4sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kung Fu Wrist on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is used when two opponents are holding on to each of your wrists with both their hands. First you cross-step and then unleash a kick into the groin of opponent A and then you confront opponent B, breaking the elbow and bringing him down.
0min. 56sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Stone Warrior on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used when two opponents on either side are grabbing your shoulder, in response you bring up both arms, bending there's at the elbows and then punching into their jaws. This is then followed by.....
0min. 50sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Praying Mantis on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This simple self-defense technique is used when attacked with a punch. You pull into a cat stance as you block, and then follow with an eagle's beak strike over your blocking arm to the opponent's eye as you kick to the groin.
1min. 17sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Drums of Manchu on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: In this technique you first step back, blocking the straight punch, and then following with a second block, as you come back into the opponent attacking.
1min. 23sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Sowing the Seeds on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique uses a block called an apple pick to block the first strike. It is then followed by claw across the face and then a back claw, and then a soft-bow take down to the knee, ending with a reverse punch to the head and backfist to the upper ribs.
0min. 50sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Flashing Wings on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This self-defense technique is a continuation from Crashing Wings in orange belt. It is used to defend against a straight punch with an inward block, followed by a knuckle rake to the ribs.
0min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Parting the Waves on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is against a right punch. Stepping outwards to 10 o'clock you parry and eagles beak strike. This is followed by a elbow push into the side and hard bow stance off-balancing the opponent. This technique has two variations.
1min. 15sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Winding Limbs on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is a simple and fast technique. It starts with a rising block, followed by an immediate claw to the face and simultaneous grab to the groin. It has a second variation as well as a kata variation.
1min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Brushing Wind on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used when the opponent is attacking from your side. First you defend by stepping to the side and doing a double brush parry and then you strike him with a double reverse punch to the side, followed by taking him down with a combination of pulling and sweeping his leg.
1min. 51sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Thundering Hammers on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used to defend against a straight or rounded punch. First you step off the line and block followed by a reverse hammer-fist to the groin and then a strike to the kidneys and back of the head.
1min. 31sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Checking the Tide on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique is effective against a front kick. Stepping off the side you use a downward moving block for the kick, and then blocking the punch, followed by a strike of your own.
1min. 20sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Crossing the Mountain on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: In this self-defense technique you block the first strike. Then using the same hand you block and grab the second strike, stepping out of the line, so your opponents momentum continues taking him forward. From there you strike the eyes and do a front snap kick to the groin.
1min. 40sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Whirling Leaves on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Use this technique when you're attacked from the side. As the opponent comes in with the punch, you smother the punch over top, and then as the opponent throws the second punch you smother again. You then kick to the groin and as his upper body is bending over you uppercut to the face. This technique has three variations.
1min. 53sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Sweeping Wings on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is used to defend against a front kick. First you block the kick with an x-block and then strike to the head as the opponent steps through. This is followed by grabbing the head or neck of the opponent and pulling him forward as you kick to his groin and strike to the head.
0min. 52sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Kneeling Tiger on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This is one of the few techniques developed for when you are on your knees and are attacked by a knee or kick. Bringing your elbow up you deflect the attack, followed by grabbing the groin and bringing a back fist down on it.
1min. 9sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts The Lotus on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: Used to defend against a right punch, you smother the punch and check the opponents knee, bringing your other arm around to block the second punch, this is followed by a jump kick and snapping strike.
0min. 59sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Attacking the Wall on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This kenpo technique is used against a straight punch. As its coming you step out of the way blocking with one arm while striking the kidney area with the other. There are two variations to this technique and both start the same but differ in whats done after this point.
1min. 19sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts 7 Swords on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This Kenpo Karate technique is a continuation of Chinese swords and involves seven attacks to the opponent.
1min. 21sec.
Kenpo Karate Keith Curts Reversing Hammers on I Do Martial Arts.com
Description: This technique starts with a side step to avoid the punch, bringing the arm up to block as you step further to the side him. Bringing your fist in a corkscrew strike to the back of the head and your elbow into his ribs.
0min. 59sec.
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