More notes of Ed Parker In a file called Poweroun & misc.


POWER IN A PUNCH


While in a training horse stance, facing 12 o'clock, execute a
right horizontal thrust punch. Then execute a left horizontal thrust
punch as your right hand returns to your right hip (fist clenched,
palm up). The following is a partial list of principles that should be
studied to aid you in the execution of the punch. Please add to the
list, as you discover other principles. Also make a list of principles
that add to the power of your punch when maneuvering with a fighting
stance.

1. Torque
2. Counter Torque
3. Relaxing and tensing at the proper moment
4. Opposing Forces
5. Striking with the proper weapon
6. Proper formation of the natural weapon
7. Compact Unit
8. Back-Up-Mass
9. Body Alignment
10. Contour
11. Reverse Contour
12. Angle of Delivery
13. Lower Center of Gravity
14. Solidify Your Base
15. Anchored Buttocks
16. Erect Posture
17. Proper width of your stance
18. Proper height of your stance
19. The mass of your body
20. Forward travel of your punch
21. Fluidity of the punch
22. Speed of the punch
23. Focus
24. Breathing - Exhaling
25. Breathing - Tea Kettle Effect
26. Breathing - Kenpo Explosion
27. Breathing - Sync
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Ed Parker Sr. Memories
Archived with the permission of Ed Parker Jr.
Ed Parker Sr. was the founder of the art known today as American Kenpo.
In these files, Ed Parker Jr. shares his fathers unpublished notes and other memories with us.