Bo Blocking Set

This set was provided by Marlon Wilson of Shaolin Kempo Training Center in Canada.

Bow with the Bo in the right hand.

Step back with the right leg as the left hand reaches to hold the bo from underneath the right arm

As the right heel plants into a left forward stance, left rising block 6:00 – 12:00

The left leg steps out into a left half moon, right downward diagonal block 1:00 – 7:00

Left rising diagonal block, right arm to right shoulder 7:00 – 1:00

Right downward diagonal block starting with a ccw circular motion above the head 10:00 – 4:00

Right downward diagonal block, starting with a cw circular motion above the head 2:00 – 8:00

Left diagonal rising block right hand on left shoulder 7:00 – 1:00

Right downward diagonal block11:00 – 5:00, left hand underneath right arm

Left leg advances into a left forward stance with a left rising block 6:00 – 12:00

Slide the bo with the right hand to poke

Right foot meets left, torque the hips and upper torso cw then step to 12:00 with the left leg driving the end of the bo forwards

Ccw to cw rotation of the bo into the left hand as in the starting position

Bow with the bow in the left hand and begin set on the left side

Step back with the left leg as the right hand reaches to hold the bo from underneath the left arm

As the left heel plants into a right forward stance, right rising block 6:00 – 12:00

The right leg steps out into a right half moon, left downward diagonal block 11:00 – 5:00

Right rising diagonal block, left arm to left shoulder 5:00 – 11:00

Left downward diagonal block starting with a cw circular motion above the head 2:00 – 8:00

Left downward diagonal block, starting with a ccw circular motion above the head 10:00 – 4:00

Right diagonal rising block left hand on right shoulder 5:00 – 11:00

Left downward diagonal block 1:00 – 7:00, Right hand underneath left arm

Right leg advances into a right forward stance with a right rising block 6:00 – 12:00

Slide the bo with the left hand to poke

Left foot meets right, torque the hips and upper torso ccw then step to 12:00 with the right leg driving the end of the bo forwards

Cw to ccw rotation of the bo into the right hand as in the starting position

  

2 Responses to Bo Blocking Set

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  2. i love the bo!
    To me, it helps sub conscious moves in my head with my hands, and, helps me with hand to eye movement!
    Thanks Marlon!
    I would love to see the second set!
    (hmmm youtube??)

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