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Benedict counters an sweeping kick from Grandmaster Wong

A strong point of Boxers and some Kick-Boxers is their fast punches. But it is not difficult to intercept their punches and counter-strike if you know how.

When you close a Boxer, he may bounce away, in which case you “chase, cover and strike”. But when you close a Kick-Boxer, he may respond with a sweeping kick. An effective counter is to sink back, strike his leg, then shoot forward to strike him continuously. You may also fell him onto the ground.

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Intercepting Fast Punches and Striking Kicking Legs in Shaolin Kungfu from Wong Kiew Kit on Vimeo.


Selection from Intensive Shaolin Kungfu Course in Frankfurt of June 2008

Click here for an Overview of the entire course

  1. Applying Shaolin Kungfu against other Martial Arts
  2. Applying the Tactic of Chase, Cover and Strike against Boxers
  3. Effective Shaolin Techniques and Tactics against Kick-Boxing
  4. Intercepting Fast Punches and Striking Kicking Legs
  5. Shaolin Counters against Sweeping Kicks and Knee Jabs
  6. Handling Kick-Boxers and Muay Thai Fighters
  7. Counters against Knee Strikes, Elbow Strikes and Elbow Dislocations
  8. Effective Ways to Handle Boxers
  9. Counters against Kick-Boxing and Wrestling Attacks
  10. The Eight Distilled Combat Sequences

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