Tonfa Strikes

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Ready Position 1: Both tonfas held in left hand on left side of body by hip.

Ready Position 2: Each tonfa held in each hand by hip, as in junbi.

Ready Position 3: Each tonfa held in each hand by chest, as in fighting stance.

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BLOCKS
...(all closed except for Leg Lift)

...ONE-HAND

......1. Down Block

......2. Upward Block

......3. Inside Block

......4. Outside Block

......5. Leg Lift Block (open)

...TWO-HAND

......1. Two-Hand Down Block (like Junbi)

......2. Upward Block & Punch

......3. Two-Hand Inside Block (palms facing out)

......4. Two-Hand Outside Block (to one side)

......5. Block in Mountain Stance (John Travolta)

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STRIKES
...(employ both one and two-hand, except for Shuto & Four-Circle Strike)

... Punch

... Overhead (downward hammer fist) (throw the baseball)

... Uppercut


... Shuto -no two-hand
......- From shoulder
......- From hip (used with block)

... Reverse Shuto (palm up)

... Ridge (striking with handle)

... Hammer (elbow to center line)

... Four-Circle Strike: (all closed) -only two-hand