Techniques of Defense with the Tonfa

Guide For Tonfa

Prepare for the attack by holding the tonfa in both hands in a modified cat stance. Block the punch with a rising block with the left tonfa, then counter with a throat thrust with the right tonfa. Block the punch with a rising block with the left tonfa, then counter with a throat thrust with the right tonfa. Follow with a smash into the temples with the left tonfa, and finish with a smash of the right tonfa to the side of the face. Block the triV with the left to rifa in. s t sang blork CourtLT...

Holding Positions and Striking Areas

Yawara Technique

To grip the yawara, of the palm of the hand so that the end of stick is about at the end of your forefinger. Now wrap the last three fingers of the around the stick, press the thumb against side of the stick, to the end of the yawara for control and concealment. Another common holding position is to grip all fingers tightly around the stick and hold the thumb over the end for control, with about two inches extending out the other side of the palm. For striking areas such as the ears and throat,...