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How to Do the Block Palm from Self-Defense Long Fist Form

Learn how to do the block palm move, as part of self-defense from long fist form, from Sifu Karl Romain in this Shaolin kung fu Howcast video.

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Long fist one form; self defense application; block palm. Our attacker is gonna step in and punch. Mr. Robinson is gonna step back and block, overhead block in horse stance. From here he is gonna step forward and deliver a palm strike to the floating ribs and push his partner away. Lets do it one more time nice and slow. So one, step back; block. Really important to control the elbow here. So when you block you want to block directly underneath that elbow. As you're turning, go forward. Again you wanna open the hands and stay underneath that arm as you push to get power to push him away from you. Okay, lets try it full speed now. That concludes our Shaolin long fist one form, self defense for overhead block end palm.

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