Tonfa Self-Defense

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TONFA Self-Defense
(with partner armed with bo)

From Ready Position #2

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c = Closed, ...o = Open

1. Defending against a SWEEP

...... Down Block (left) (c)

...... Shuto (right ) (c)

...... Reverse Shuto (left) (c)

2. Defending against an OVERHEAD STRIKE

...... Upward Block (left) (c) / Punch (right) (c)

...... Shuto (to groin) (left) (c) / Overhead Strike (right) (c)

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

...... Two-Hand Inside Block (c)

...... Two-Hand Ridge (c)

...... Two-Hand Uppercut (to ribs) (o)

4. Defending against a Bo HORIZONTAL STRIKE

...... Two-Hand Outside Block (left side) (c)

...... Shuto (from hip) (right) (o)

...... Overhead Strike (right) (o)

5. Defending against a Bo LEG SWEEP

...... Leg Lift Block (left) (o)

......Defending against a Bo PUNCH

...... Inside Block (right) (c)

...... Overhead Strike (right) (o)

...... Upper cut (under chin) (right) (c)

6. Defending against an football tackle-like LUNGE (someone coming at you)

...... 4-Circle Strike