Combinations 1-10

1– (Bryant-Nohelty and Demasco lineages.)

Draw back to a cat stance (right foot back), monkey parry with the left hand. Spring in, left foot forward, wrap the punching arm while you willow palm (right) across the face. Chicken wrist to the temple, tigers mouth to throat as you perform a major outer reap (leg hock). Drop to low horse stance maintaining the arm wrap, Front punch (right) to face and Knife hand (right ) to throat to finish. Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts.

(Loudoun Martial Arts)  

Step back with the right leg, and perform a parry block with the left hand. Shuffle forward and wrap the attacker’s arm with the left arm. Raking tiger across the attacker’s face with the right hand followed by a back fist to the attacker’s face with the right hand. Step behind the attacker’s right leg and sweep it with your right leg while striking their throat with a tiger’s mouth strike, taking them to the ground. Thrust punch with the right hand to the chest followed by a spear to the throat with the right hand.

Video courtesy of Marlon Wilson. Additionally appearing on this video courtesy of Shihan Jesse Dwire.

2 – L step with the left leg coming into the right and then the right stepping forward. Inward block(#3) with the right hand. Strike with a right back two-knuckle strike to the attacker’s chin. Shuffle step into a right outward elbow strike at a downward 45 degree angle to the attacker’s sternum. Sweep the attacker’s left leg with your open right hand, taking them to the ground. Keeping control of their leg, open it up, exposing their groin so that it can be struck with a sword hand with the right hand. Kiai, and then cross and cover away. Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts

3 – Step to 11 o’clock with the left foot slipping the punch over your right shoulder as you strike with a right reverse punch to the bladder. Right hand returns to chamber as left hand slides up to opponent’s right shoulder. Left hand pushes shoulder down as you strike right with a back two knuckle punch to the temple. Reach across to the far shoulder with the right hand, grab under the right shoulder. Push down with the left and pull with the right as you step back with the right foot for the takedown. Just before the head reaches the ground, strike to the face with a left thrust punch.

Variations:

3 – (Loudoun Martial Arts)Step forward with the left leg, and slide to the left of the attacker while striking their pelvic bone. Grab their right shoulder with your left hand, and pull them into a back two-knuckle strike to the back of the head and then kiai.

Jim Brassard offers a tip on combination three on Youtube

Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts

3 – (CNGeary / Steiner)

Attacker punches with right hand, lead right foot.You step forward and to the left simultaneous with inward (#4) block to the wrist. attacker’s momentum and reaction to the block will twist their torso slightly to their left and yours to your right. You maintain left arm contact with attacker right arm after block. You strike with a right thrust punch to attacker’s right side floating ribs (Liver 13) unwinding torso. Attacker’s upper body bends forward, weight will now be shifted to front leg. Attempted left punch by attacker is neutralized by the blow to the ribs and rotation of his torso. You grab attacker’s right shoulder or upper arm, pulling downward toward your center, simultaneous with right back two knuckle punch to temple. Attacker may be incapacitated by this strike, and should at least be off-balance and dazed. You follow-through with the back 2 knuckle strike, reaching behind attacker’s head and grabbing their left shoulder with your right hand. Pull that shoulder towards you and down while pushing the left shoulder away from you, rotating attacker to his left, off balance, and then down to the ground on his back. You follow through, releasing left hand when attacker falls, controlling left shoulder in front of your right foot. You strike a left front punch to the solar plexus with kiai, cross out and guard.

4 – (Loudoun Martial Arts)Step back with the right leg. #5 block upwards. Grab the punch with the right hand and throw it with a clock-wise circle. When coming around on the top of the circle, raking tiger claw with the right hand to the face of the attacker. Round house ball kick with the right leg to the attacker’s chest. Step down in front and Chinese twist step towards the attacker. Axe kick to the attacker’s groin. Jump and land on the attacker’s cheek bones. Front two to the face with the right hand. Front two to the face with the left hand. Inside crane kick to the face with the right leg. Back kick to the face with the right leg. Cross and cover to the left. Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts

(CNGeary / Steiner)

Attacker punches right hand w/ lead right foot. Step back with your right foot, upward rigth hand block to attacker’s wrist. Continue upward block in circular motion clockwise, “throwing” attacker’s arm to his right at the bottom of the circle. Right hand continues circular motion to strike w/ tiger claw palm across jaw (stomach 5) from your left to right. This may incapacitate the atacker, and should at least leave them dazed and off-balance. Right front kick to the chest, step right foot down into twist stance in front of left foot, then side thrust kick to the chest, knocking attacker down onto their back.Stepping between attacker’s feet, then stepping up with feet to both sides of their chest. WIth left hand use “immortal man” finger poke to left eye, followed by right thrust punch to tip of the chin. Right roundhouse with heel to attacker’s jaw, cross out and guard.

5 – L step with the left leg coming into the right and then the right stepping forward. Block with the left hand in a sword hand position placed directly on top of the right hand that is in chicken wrist position. Strike with a right handed back two-knuckle strike to the attacker’s chin. Then use a side blade kick to the attacker’s mid-section with a kiai. Cross and cover away. (there is video of Jim Brassard’s interpretation of this one on youtube) Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts

6 – (Loudoun Martial Arts)Front ball kick to the mid-section, then cross and cover. Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts

7 – (Loudoun Martial Arts)Step out on a 45 degree angle with the left foot and then deliver a side blade kick with the right foot to the floating ribs, then cross and cover. Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts

8 – (Loudoun Martial Arts) Tiger’s mouth block with the left hand. Instep kick with the right leg to the groin followed by an instep kick with the right to the head. Cross and cover (there is a video with Jim Brassard’s interpretation of this on Youtube) Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts

9 – (Loudoun Martial Arts) Tiger’s mouth block with the left hand. Instep kick with the right leg to the groin followed by an instep kick with the right to the head. Grab the attacker’s hand with the right hand and do a side thrust kick to the attacker’s ribs. Cross and cover Video by Ten Tigers Martial Arts

10 – (Loudoun Martial Arts)Step forward with the left leg, sliding inside of the attack. Simultaneous left knife hand to the collar bone, and right hand ridge hand to the groin. Wrap the attacker’s arm with the left hand and strike to their neck with a right knife hand. Step back with the left leg while striking with another knife hand to the neck taking the attacker to the ground. Perform two knife hands to the attacker’s ribs. Unwrap the left arm and jump up and in the air and perform a rolling knife hand strike to the attacker’s ribs. Video Courtesy of Marlon Wilson