September2019 Technique Of The Month Parting Of The Snakes

1. An attacker at 12 o'clock comes at you with a right step-through punch.

2. From a left neutral bow facing 12 o'clock, step your left foot slightly forward as you duck under your attacker's right punch. As you duck under the punch, execute a left upward claw to your attacker's face simultaneous with a right reverse hand sword to your attacker's groin.

3. Rise up and execute a right knee strike to your attacker's groin. (Your left hand will check at your attacker's chest while your right hand is cocked at your right hip.)

4. Noticing the rear attacker (attacker #2) coming at you from 6 o'clock, execute a right rear kick to the solar plexus of attacker #2 while simultaneously executing a right vertical punch to the face of attacker #1.

5. Land with your right foot to 6 o'clock. Step your left foot behind your right into a left rear twist stance as you execute a right outward backfist.

6. From the twist stance, execute a front chicken kick to attacker #1. Begin with a left front kick to attacker #1's solar plexus and finish with a right front kick to attacker #1's chin.

7. As you land in a right neutral bow facing 12 o'clock, execute a right palm strike to attacker #1's chin.

8. Execute a rear chicken kick to attacker #2. Start with a right rear kick followed by a left rear kick to any available openings.

9. Land into a left front crossover and cross out to 3 o'clock.