Tonfa Basic

NOTES

TONFA BASIC
Position
Bow
Cover: Horse Stance, weapons on chamber
1. Three Vertical punches: right high, left middle, right groin
2. Three Vertical punches: left high, right middle, left groin
3. Right hook punch over left shoulder, left hook punch over right shoulder
4. Right rising elbow strike, left rising elbow strike
5. Right down block, left down block
6. Right down block (to the side), left down block (to the side)
7. Right high block, left high block
8. Right outer forearm block, left outer forearm block
9. Right elbow strike (to the side), left elbow strike (to the side)
10. Left foot up to center stance. Right horizontal extended strike, left horizontal extended strike
11. Left foot out to horse stance. Touch to thighs, high X-block
12. Chamber weapons, extend, low X-block
13. Flip weapons up to inner forearms, double head strike palms up, double shoulder strike palms down
14. Chamber weapons, touch to thighs, double high block
15. Double chin strike
16. Both weapons in front of chest (right on top, palms down), double hammer fist to the sides
17. Hook strike both weapons across body (right hand above left) letting weapons recoil against body
18. Return both weapons to center, double shoulder strike palms up, double shoulder strike palms down
19. Chamber weapons, double strike to solar plexus ki-ai!
20. Look left, fade right to center stance, left high block, right downward strike
21. Look right, fade left to center stance, right high block, left downward strike
22. Lunge right 45 degrees to right long stance, right horizontal elbow to ribs, left weapon on chamber
23. Fade to cat stance, six figure-eights (right weapon), lunge to long stance, right vertical punch
24. Look left 90 degrees, lunge left 90 degrees to left long stance, left horizontal elbow to ribs, right weapon on chamber
25. Fade to cat stance, six figure-eights (left weapon), lunge to long stance, left vertical punch
26. Look right. Chamber right leg, right down block
27. Right foot back to horse stance, extend left weapon, left extended punch
28. Look left. Chamber left leg, left down block
29. Left foot back to horse stance, extend right weapon, right extended punch
30. Left foot to center stance. Hands to sides. Extend both weapons downward.
31. Right overhead shoulder strike. Left overhead shoulder strike.
32. Left foot out to horse stance. Both weapons in front of chest (right on top, palms down)
33. Double extended strike to the sides (palms forward)
34. Double extended strike to the downward (palms back)
35. Return weapons to shoulders. Double head strike palms up, double shoulder strike palms down
36. Chamber weapons. Look right. Fade left to center stance. Left weapon on chamber, right weapon across chest (palm down)
37. Right foot out to horse stance, two figure-eights (right hand)
38. Pivot to front, one figure-eight (right hand), right diagonal punch to solar plexus
39. Look left. Fade right to center stance, right weapon on chamber, left weapon across chest (palm down)
40. Left foot out to horse stance, two figure-eights (left hand)
41. Pivot to front, one figure-eight (left hand), left diagonal punch to solar plexus
42. Pivot to horse stance. Left high block, right diagonal punch. Right high block, left diagonal punch.
43. Touch to thighs, high x-block.
44. Right vertical punch, left vertical punch.
45. Left foot to center stance. Present weapons in double punch position.
Up: Weapons to right hand, handles facing away from palm.
Position
Bow

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