Combinations 71-80

 

71 – As opponent attacks, right foot steps in toward 1:30 o’clock, pivot into left half moon stance facing 9 o’clock, execute simultaneous left parry block and right hammer strike to biceps. Right hand grabs wrist and execute right whipping backfist to temple. Continue circular motion and execute right elbow break. Right arm deflects opponent’s arm to groin. Execute right tiger’s mouth to throat as right leg flamingos. Right leg side blade kick to knee. Left downward palm strike to top of head followed by fingers attacking pressure points in eyes. Left foot steps back to horse stance facing 9 o’clock and throw opponent to ground. Finish with right circular backfist to groin, left driving palm to solar plexus and right rising tiger’s mouth to throat with left hand returning to right shoulder. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

72 – As opponent attacks, right foot half moons forward into right half moon stance, execute double block (right palm then left knife hand) and right hand executing inverted willow palm to temple. Left hand wraps under executing an arm lock. Right foot steps back dragging opponent to ground while delivering right downward palm between shoulder blades. Left foot steps over opponent’s back, execute right cross hand shuto to neck. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

73 – As opponent attacks, execute left knife hand block of opponent’s punch and grab as right foot steps forward executing right poison thumb strike to biceps. Lift arm over head and execute right rear elbow to opponent’s floating rib. Right hand then tiger’s claw strikes opponent’s groin and grab. Finish with right reverse hip throw. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

73 – Right leg steps to 1:00 with double outward inverted spears to the head (as in nengli) the left hand circles backwards into a ridge hand to the groin (shift weight by bringing in the back leg and sinking slightly). The right leg steps behind uke and drop to your knee with an upward right ridge hand to the groin area and hook the leg at the hip joint. Roll backwards taking uke with you as you come up you should be on top of uke with the right hand hook on uke’s right shoulder with uke’s right leg braced on your right shoulder and your right knee planted on uke’s inner thigh.  Finish with a left palm to the temple.(Courtesy of Marlon Wilson)

74 – Left leg steps to 10:00 with double extended open hand blocks (1&2) extending towards the eyes. The right hand circles cw into a ridge hand strike to the groin. The right leg steps to 11:00 then the left leg steps ccw into a left half moon stance perpendicular to the attacker with a reverse knife to the ribs followed by a ridge hand strike to the plexus. The right leg slides back to 12:00 with a left rising ridge between the legs or a honsuki fist. Continue the upwards motion into a left dropping hammerfist strike to the kidney or small intestine 26 or 27 ( the same point some people use in 15 to bend the uke). Finish with a right whipping palm heel to the base of the skull.(Courtesy of Marlon Wilson)

74 – As opponent attacks, right foot steps towards 10:30 into right twist stance, execute simultaneous right tiger’s mouth to wrist and left palm to elbow as a deflection. Execute right palm strike to temple while twisting into horse stance facing 9 o’clock. Execute left spinning hook kick to solar plexus placing foot behind opponent’s right leg. As foot lands execute simultaneous left tiger’s claw to face and right tiger’s claw to groin. Right hand executes upward palm to chin as left hand returns to ready position. Then execute simultaneous downward tiger’s palm rake of face with left palm to temple as right hand finishes at opponent’s wrist, pinning arm to chest. Left hand covers eyes and executes right shuto to solar plexus. Optional grab of opponent with right hand. Left foot steps toward 1:30 execute right hook kick so opponent’s solar plexus followed by left leg finishing in a right half moon stance facing 9 o’clock. Execute left front heel kick to opponent’s ribs landing in a horse stance facing 12 o’clock straddling opponent. Execute cross scissors strike to throat. Forward roll towards 12 o’clock in right kneeling stance facing 6 o’clock. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

75 – As opponent attacks, simultaneously step forward with left foot dropping right knee to the ground and execute simultaneous open handed #6 block and right ridge hand to groin. Execute simultaneous left inverted palm strike to ribs and right scoop to ankle, taking opponent to the ground. As opponent drops to ground double tiger’s mouth trap on ankle and execute right front thrust kick to groin followed by right axe kick to solar plexus. Right foot lands on right side of opponent and pivot counterclockwise into modified half moon stance facing 6 o’clock. Execute left axe kick to groin. Holding leg in right arm drop body on to opponent while executing a right rear elbow to opponent’s chest. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

76 – As opponent attacks, assume left twist stance and execute simultaneous left knife hand block and right inverted eagle’s talon to throat. Right foot steps into horse stance facing 9 o’clock, execute right roundhouse elbow to temple. Right arm wraps over opponent’s right arm as left foot steps into horse stance facing 6 o’clock. Execute right rear elbow to solar plexus followed by right rear rising elbow to chin. Left arm wraps head into head lock as right foot steps towards 3 o’clock. Pivot into right half moon stance facing 12 o’clock, execute right shuto to neck. Wrap opponent’s head with right arm and drop to ground, choking opponent out. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

77 – As opponent attacks, right foot steps in towards 1:30 o’clock, pivot into left half moon stance facing 9 o’clock, execute simultaneous left knife hand block and right hammer strike to biceps. Execute right backfist to face and left palm heel to chin. Left hand grabs back of opponent’s neck and pulls opponent down into right rising knee to face. Right foot steps forward toward 9 o’clock, execute right tiger’s mouth to throat. Pivot into horse stance facing 6 o’clock lifting and twisting opponent’s neck onto left shoulder. Left foot steps back into half moon stance and throw opponent to ground. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

78 – As opponent attacks, left foot steps 45 degrees toward 10:30 execute simultaneous left palm check of punch and right ridge hand to side of neck. Execute right glancing circular tiger’s claw to groin. In a circular motion and execute double tiger palm (right then left) to temple finishing with simultaneous left tiger’s claw to face and right tiger’s claw to groin. Right upward palm to chin (left hand returning to strike ready position) followed by right dropping tiger’s claw to face. Execute left forearm strike to back of neck, then head lock opponent, as left foot steps into horse stance facing 6 o’clock. Execute right tiger’s claw to face. Left back kick to opponent’s left leg (or optional scoop kick to groin) with left foot stepping towards 7:30. Right foot pivots clockwise into half moon stance facing 3 o’clock, execute right circular back fist to back of head following by left downward shuto to back of neck. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

79 – Left foot forward fighting stance, hands on guard. Step in left with a dropping cross block. Clear the punch with your left hand, bringing your hand behind them to pull them into a right uppercut. Hip toss to finish. (courtesy of Steve Venturino, aka Kempoman)

We have two variations of combination 80: 

80 – (Drunken Monk) As opponent attacks, fade back and left (without moving feet), execute left palm block parrying punch to the right. Parry punch with right palm check to the left and execute right chicken wrist to the temple with left hand going to opponent’s wrist. Right foot steps behind opponent as left hand grabs (under the arm) opponent’s right shoulder and right hand wraps around opponent’s waist, execute reverse hip throw. As opponent lands, drop to right knee and execute right downward elbow to chest cavity. Drop onto back and execute right foot over scissors choke to neck with left hand executing an arm bar over left leg. Finish technique with right phoenix strike to neck. (Courtesy of Ken Warner)

80 – (similar to combination two) Inward block with right hand, inward finger whip to eyes left. Shuffle up to right elbow to solar plexus, pendulum hammer strike to groin. Right arm reaches under to perform kata garuma / fireman’s carry throw. (courtesy of Steve Venturino, aka Kempoman)