You will learn the applications of the very 1st move after the salutation.
As well as learn how to properly use it in one of the kempo combinations in which it is always taught for the wrong attack.
There will be two more hidden moves revealed. One against a strike, and then a kick.
Thus making the very first move a defense against a grab with a takedown, then punch and kick attack, representing all forms of combat which are, striking, kicking, grappling and felling.
If you know this form, you then do a block and punch sequence left and right, also known as the chain punch.
A chain punch is a term used in kung Fu circles to describe a simultaneous lead hand outward block WITH a rear HAND front two knuckle punch.
If you look at a couple of other forms in the Shaolin Kempo Karate, you will see this technique applied with one side then the other side.
If you look closely, you will see that the 3 dimensional pattern of the 2 arms moving will form the shape of an entwining chain. Hence the name.
There are several secret bunkia to these moves……one of which is NEVER taught, and that is a grappling technique.
In fact, it is taught in American Kenpo karate system.
Next, you will see a hidden meaning to the crane jump and how it can be used as a way to cripple an opponent’s leg.
There is footage of MMA fights to drive home this lesson.
Along with this lesson you will learn a little taught way to execute the jumps as to confuse and evade any attack.
NOTE: I learned this method from a senior master back in 1983 and have never seen it taught since.
AND as if that wasn’t enough, you will learn how the jumping crane can be used to surprise the opponent and attack while leaving them in a state of confusion.
👉 Then, one of Bruce Lee's most famous signature moves is represented in this form. The technique operates on the principle of using a sustained offense as a means of forcing an opponent to move on the defensive.
In some of his books, Bruce Lee mentions how boxers would scoff at this 'funny' looking technique, but when they were not expecting it in sparring matches, they would take the brunt of the attack, be thrown off guard and defeated.