Sai Self-Defense

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SAI Self-Defense
(with partner armed with bo)

From Ready Position #2 or #3

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c = Closed,...o = Open

1. Defending against a SWEEP

...... Down Block (left) (c)
......
Elbow - across (right ) (c)
......
Elbow - thrust (right) (c)

2. Defending against an OVERHEAD STRIKE

...... Upward Block (left) (c) / Punch (right) (c)
...... Overhead Strike (raking face) (left) (c) / Hook (right) (o)

3. Defending against an empty-handed GRAP (both hands)

...... Two-Hand Inside Block (c)
......
Front Kick (right)
......
Two-Hand Punch (to ribs) (o)

...... Two-Hand Inside Block (o)
......
Front Kick (right)
......
Two-Hand Ridge (c)

4. Defending against a HORIZONTAL STRIKE

...... Two-Hand Outside Block (left side) (c)
......
Shuto (right) (c)
......
Uppercut (left) (o)

5. Defending against a GROIN STRIKE

...... Downward Cross Block
......
Two-Hand Eye Gouge

6. Defending against an OVERHEAD STRIKE

...... Upward Cross Block
...... Take Bo down using hook
...... Shuto (right) (o)
...... Reverse Shuto (right) (o)
...... Downward Parry (right) (o)
...... Uppercut under opponent's chin (left) (c)