Blocking Positions

Karate Positions

The two-handed groin block or X block: snap the staff down in front of the groin with both hands holding the staff.

Holding Weapons Crossed

The groin block (open). Here the staff snaps to block the groin, but the arms are not crossed.

Blocking Karate

The two-handed side block: snap the staff across the body and block the chest area (front view of front block) -

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Karate Weapons

The one-handed rising block: snap the arm up to block the face with the staff held down the f orearrn. 82

The groin-striking block: swing the staff down in front of the groin with both hands to effect a swinging block.

Karate Weapons

The front-rising block: snap up the staff with one arm to block the front of the body holding the staff down the forearm.

The swinging or striking low block: swing the staff down across the leg to block a kick.

Beriberi Bilder

The middle-striking block: snap the staff in front of the chest to block the abdomen.

The striking rising I . snap and in front of the body to block kicks and punches.

Karate Groin Punch

The striking groin block: snap the staff across the front of the lower body to block the groin.

Blocking Demonstrated

Positions Karat

The rising block with two hands: the staff is snapped up to block the strike. The middle block with one hand: the staff strikes the punching arm.

The double groin block: the staff snaps down to block the kick to the groin.

Block Side Kick
The side two-handed block: the staff snaps to the side to block the kick.
Karate Down Block

The side block with one hand: the staff swings down and strikes the kicking leg.

Karate Block Punch Drills

The middle block with one arm: the staff swings across the body to contact and block the punch.

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