Blue Belt

Forms

Long 2

1. From a meditating horse stance, step to 12:00 with your right foot into a right neutral bow as you do a left rear elbow and a right inward block 1 into a right slicing outward hand sword (drawing your right hand back to your right hip), a left eye poke to face as you move into a right forward bow, 2 and a right 4 finger poke to attackers solar plexus (1/2 extension) as you move back into a right neutral bow. 3

2. Step thru forward into a left neutral bow as you do a right rear elbow and a left inward block into a left slicing outward hand sword (drawing your left hand back to your left hip), a right eye poke to face as you move into a left forward bow, and a left 4 finger poke to attackers solar plexus (1/2 extension) as you move back to a left neutral bow.

3. Slide your left foot back into a left transitional cat stance facing towards 9:00 as you pack your hands (left on top of right) at your right hip then step out to 9:00 with your left foot 4 into a left neutral bow facing 9:00 while doing left outward block and right horizontal thrust punch (face level) together. 5 Do a left vertical thrust punch to face level as you draw your right hand to the right side of your chest 6 followed by a right horizontal thrust punch to face level as you draw your left hand back. 7 Finish with a left vertical snapping punch with a left side kick at knee level.

4. Slide your right foot back into a right transitional cat stance facing towards 9:00 as you pack your hands (right on top of left) at your left hip then step out to 9:00 with your right foot 4 into a right neutral bow facing 9:00 while doing right outward block and left horizontal thrust punch (face level) together. 5 Do a right vertical thrust punch to face level as you draw your left hand to the left side of your chest 6 followed by a left horizontal thrust punch to face level as you draw your right hand back. 7 Finish with a right vertical snapping punch with a right side kick at knee level.

5. Slide your left foot back into a left transitional cat stance facing towards 9:00 as you pack your hands (left on top of right) at your right hip then step back to 5:00 with your left leg and unwind counter clockwise into a left neutral bow facing 6:00 as you do a left universal block. 8 As you turn into a left forward bow, do a left high block with a right inverted hammer fist to groin level. As you turn back into a neutral bow, switch the upward block into a left downward claw as you snap your right arm up into a back knuckle over your left wrist. Circling your hands, do a left back knuckle to face level followed by a right back knuckle to face level.

6. Slide your right foot back into a right transitional cat stance facing towards 9:00 as you pack your hands (right on top of left) at your left hip then step back to 1:00, with your right leg and unwind clockwise into a right neutral bow facing 12:00 as you do a right universal block. 9 As you turn into a right forward bow, do a right high block with a left inverted hammer fist to groin level. As you turn back into a neutral bow, switch the upward block into a right downward claw as you snap your left arm up into a back knuckle over your right wrist. Circling your hands, do a right back knuckle to face level followed by a left back knuckle to face level.

7. Slide your left foot up into a left transitional cat stance facing towards 9:00 as you pack your hands (left on top of right) at your right hip then step back to 4:30 with your right foot and, as you turn into a left neutral bow facing 4:30, do a left downward block that circles down, out and back into into a left back knuckle to the back of attackers head followed immediately by a right horizontal thrust punch as you draw your left hand back to your hip. Do a left vertical thrust punch with a right ball thrust kick. As you land from the kick, draw your left hand back to your hip, turn into a right neutral bow facing 4:30 with a right vertical thrust punch. 10

8. Slide your right foot to your left foot then step out to 7:30 with your right foot into a right neutral bow facing 7:30 while doing a right downward block that circles down, out and back into into a right back knuckle to the back of attackers head followed immediately by a left horizontal thrust punch as you draw your right hand back to your hip. Do a right vertical thrust punch with a left ball thrust kick. As you land from the kick, draw your right hand back to your hip, turn into a right neutral bow facing 7:30 with a right vertical thrust punch. 11

9. Do a left front crossover to 1:30 while doing a left overhead heel palm claw to face level. As you step to 1:30 with your right foot (coming out or the crossover), do a right rising forearm up to face level (right under the chin) with a left 2 finger eye poke sliding over your wrist. 12 Finish with right then left two finger eye pokes.

10. Do a right front crossover to 10:30 while doing a right overhead heel palm claw to face level. As you step to 10:30 with your left foot (coming out or the crossover), do a left rising forearm up to face level (right under the chin) with a right 2 finger eye poke sliding over your wrist. Finish with left then right two finger eye pokes.

11. Cock your left hand up by your ear and, as you slide your left leg back to 4:30 into a rear twist stance, do a left inward downward palm-up block (on the kick) 13 with a right rear elbow. Unwind counter clockwise into a right neutral bow as you do a right vertical thrust punch to face level to 10:30.

12. Cock your right hand up by your ear and, as you slide your right leg back to 4:30 into a rear twist stance, do a right inward downward palm-up block (on the kick) with a left rear elbow. Unwind clockwise into a left neutral bow as you do a left vertical thrust punch to face level to 10:30.

13. Step back to 7:30 with your right foot into a left neutral bow facing 1:30 while circling your left hand down, in and out into a left outward block and immediately into left snapping back knuckle to 1:30.

14. Step thru reverse into a right neutral bow facing 1:30 while circling your right hand down, in and out into a right outward block and immediately into a right snapping back knuckle to 1:30.

15. As you move into a right forward bow, do a pushdown block to solar plexus level and turn into front rotating twist stance. 14 From the twist stance, step thru forward into a left neutral bow as you do a left side elbow to chest level to 1:30. Anchor (pull down) your elbow into a left downward heel palm claw to face level.

16. As you move into a left forward bow, do a pushdown block to solar plexus level and turn into front rotating twist stance. From the twist stance, step thru forward into a right neutral bow as you do a right side elbow to chest level to 1:30. Anchor (pull down) your elbow into a right downward heel palm claw to face level.

17. As you move into a right forward bow, do a pushdown block to solar plexus level and turn into front rotating twist stance. From the twist stance, step thru forward into a left neutral bow as you do a left side elbow to chest level to 1:30. Anchor (pull down) your elbow into a left downward heel palm claw to face level.

18. As you turn into a left forward bow, do a right horizontal thrust punch to face level with a left rear elbow followed (as you turn back into a neutral bow) by a left inward (smothering) block with a right rear elbow. 15

19. Step thru reverse into a right neutral bow while doing a right overhead downward elbow. 16

20. Step thru reverse into a left neutral bow while doing a left overhead downward elbow.

21. Step back with your left foot into a horse stance facing 12:00 as you do a right elbow through your left heel palm (glancing elbow sandwich) and follow through with the left hand as a 4 fingered poke to 3:00.

22. Reverse the motion of your arms into left and right side elbows (together) followed by a left upward elbow with a right rear elbow (again, together). 17

23. Punch your right fist into your left palm into meditating position then slide your left leg to your right as you move up into an attention stance.

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