High Red Belt Form

Alignment

Start from open ready stance C.

1. Shift the balance to the left foot and pop forward to assume an X stance; turn your attention 90 degrees to the right, execute a twin knife hand guarding block.

2.  Unwind 270 degrees counterclockwise; step forward to a fighting stance with a 45-degree dropping knife hand strike.

2b. Half way through a change sides execute a reverse 45-degree dropping ridge hand.

3.  Step forward to a fighting stance with a 45-degree dropping knife hand strike.

3b. Half way through a change sides execute a reverse 45-degree dropping ridge hand.

4.  Step forward and assume a back stance, backfist.

5. Shift the front foot back to a fighting stance; simultaneously execute a reverse dropping ridge hand with a pass over.

5b. Half way through a change sides execute a left letter J; roll up the inside with the left hand; come out over the top with a high 45 degree forward palm block.

6. Step forward and assume a back stance, backfist.

7. Step backward to a chi sau stance, palm lifting block

8. Step backward to a chi sau stance, palm-lifting block.

9. Tuck the left leg behind the right knee to a crane stance; execute a right rising wrist strike with a reverse outside palm block simultaneously.

10. Dropping the left arm down and rotating the arm counterclockwise 360 degrees, step forward to a fighting stance.

10b. While continuing the shoulder rotation from step 10, grab attacker’s head and pull into a right dragon snap. Pivot 180 degrees clockwise to assume an X stance.

11. Turn your attention 90º to the right; step back with the left foot and assume a back stance, twin knife hand guarding block.

12. Step forward to assume a front stance and execute a rising block.

12b. Reverse rising uppercut to the chin (with a re-chamber).

12c. As you re-chamber, execute a half change sides with a beach ball. Allow the left hand to scoop from underneath and flatten to a horizontal beach ball.

12d.     As you move forward, execute a left clearing block (palm out).

13. Step forward to assume a back stance and execute an outside palm block.

14. Leaning far forward, bring the back leg up to a crane stance. Execute a backfist with a reverse palm block.

14b. Torque your body back and execute a wave stop with a horizontal wrist strike (maintain the position of the left hand).

15. Step back with the left leg to a back stance, twin knife hand guarding block.

16. Shift your attention 180 degrees to the left. Pull the left leg back to assume a chi sau stance with three points.

16b. Slide the fingers of the right hand down to the attacker’s wrist while reaching up with the left for their elbow. Catch the elbow with a half change sides.

17. Step forward with the right foot, crossing in front to assume an X stance. Execute a 360-degree palm strike to the groin.

18. Turn your attention 45 degrees to the right and execute a left spin snap crescent kick.

18b. Touch the foot down lightly while pivoting 360 degrees around for a turn side kick with the left leg. Step forward while pivoting 180 degrees to the right and assume a back stance while chambering for move (19.)

19. Immediately pull the right foot back to a crane stance, knife hand diamond block.

19b. Circle the left arm around in a scooping motion to catch the back of the attacker’s front kick (at the ankle). Pass this across and under the right side.

20. Circle the right arm around to catch inside the attacker’s knee. As you step forward to assume a front stance, extend your left arm to place your hand on the attacker’s left shoulder (slide your right hand from behind the knee down to the ankle on the right side).

21. Stretch kick with pointed toes; simultaneously pull the left hand down to your side.

21b. While you turn your attention 180 degrees to the left, circle the left arm from the shoulder counterclockwise and catch the attacker by the head; assume a chi sau stance and execute a right straight punch to a falling attacker’s upper lip.

22. Get up on the left toe and turn your hips 45º to the left; step with the left foot to a chi sau stance and reach down with the left hand; contact attacker’s elbow. Pull their elbow up and pass off to the right hand. Circle left hand down to catch their shoulder; simultaneously pick up your left foot and step deeper and drop to the right knee. Execute a right straight punch to the upper lip. KIHAP.

23. Turn your attention 180 degrees to the right. Circling through the shoulder, reach the right hand up with “drama” to grab (new) attacker’s head. As you stand up, execute a front leg targeted snapping inside crescent.

23b. Bounce your foot off the floor and immediately follow with a front snap kick.

24. Step forward and assume a fighting stance while grabbing attacker’s right arm with your left hand.

24b. Step forward to an X stance (cross in front) and execute a right 360º dropping vertical knife hand to the groin.

25. Re-chamber your right hand to the hip. Circling through the shoulder, reach around and grab the back of the attacker’s head. Simultaneously, pull the attacker around (by their head and right arm) 180 degrees to the left and drop back into a chi sau stance.

25b. Vertical knee strike (targeted). Step backward to a chi sau stance. As you step, bring the left hand around to slap the back of the right, transferring the squished head of the attacker into the left hand.

25c. Execute a targeted dragon snap to the already decimated skull of your attacker. Allow your right leg to circle almost 360 degrees counterclockwise. Turn your attention 180 degrees to the left; step backward to assume a chi sau stance with a right low clearing block (palm up).

26. Step forward to assume a chi sau stance and execute a reverse knife hand strike (O-I).

26b. Shifting your weight forward, execute a reverse knife hand down block.

26c. Shift your weight back to center and execute a knife hand strike.

26d. Continue to shift your weight backward and execute a reverse sliding tan sau.

27. Step forward to assume a chi sau stance and execute a reverse knife hand strike (O-I).

27b. Shifting your weight forward, execute a reverse knife hand down block.

27c. Shift your weight back to center and execute a knife hand strike.

27d. Continue to shift your weight backwards and execute a reverse sliding tan sau.

28. Maintain your attention forward, but turn your body 90 degrees to the right. Crossing the right foot behind, assume an X stance; circle the left hand counterclockwise around to capture the attacker’s elbow and execute a 360 degree palm strike to the groin.

29. Unwind 270 degrees counterclockwise executing a spin snap crescent.

29b. Touch the foot down lightly and come all the way around for a turn side kick with the right leg. Step forward while pivoting 180 degrees to the left and assume a back stance, chambered for move (30.).

30. Immediately pull the left foot back to a crane stance, knife hand diamond block.

31. Circle the right hand down to capture a front kick (at the ankle). Pass this across and under the left side.

32. As you step forward with the left foot to a fighting stance, circle the left arm around to catch inside the attacker’s knee.

33. Circle the right foot clockwise behind attacker’s standing leg to a chi sau stance. Place your right hand on their rear shoulder (maintain the position of your left hand) and pivot 135º to the left and assume a chi sau stance.

34. As you pivot 90 degrees to the left into a front stance, execute a right low clearing block (palm up); roll the left hand around to the back of the attacker’s ankle with an inverted left palm lifting block.

35. 315º spin axe kick to attacker’s head (on the ground; croquet style).

35b. Twist kick; step forward to a fighting stance.

36. Wave kick. Turn your attention 180 degrees to the left and step forward to a fighting stance.

37. 360º jump spin snap crescent kick. Turn your attention 180 degrees to the left and step forward while kneeling to the right knee, palm block (O-I) and reverse straight punch to the groin. KIHAP.

38. Turn your attention 180 degrees to the right. Stand up in a fighting stance with a 45-degree dropping knife hand strike.

38b. Half way through a change sides execute a reverse 45-degree dropping ridge hand.

39. Step forward to a fighting stance with a 45-degree dropping knife hand strike.

39b. Half way through a change sides execute a reverse 45-degree dropping ridge hand.

40. Step forward and assume a back stance, backfist.

41. Shift the front foot back to a fighting stance; simultaneously execute a reverse dropping ridge hand with a pass over.

41b. Half way through a change sides execute a right letter J; roll up the inside with the right hand; come out over the top with a high 45 degree forward palm block.

42. Step forward and assume a back stance, backfist.

43. Step backward to a chi sau stance, palm lifting block

44. Step backward to a chi sau stance, palm-lifting block.

45. Tuck the right leg behind the left knee to a crane stance; execute a left rising wrist strike with a reverse palm block (O-I) simultaneously.

46. Dropping the right arm down and rotating the arm from the shoulder counterclockwise 360 degrees, step forward to a fighting stance.

46b. While continuing the rotation from step 46, grab attacker’s head and pull into a left dragon snap. Allow the left leg to completely circle back around 360º clockwise to assume an X stance.

47. Unwind clockwise to a walking stance, twin knife hand guarding block.

48. Execute a 360º jump spin crescent kick. Pivot another 90 degrees clockwise; turn around and step forward while dropping to the left knee. Execute an outside palm block and a reverse straight punch to the groin. KIHAP.

49. Execute a right (outside) knife hand strike to the knee. Immediately follow this with a left sweeping block, pushing the attacker out of the way.

49b. Roll over the right shoulder (soft roll). As you stand up, execute a left side kick 180 degrees to the left.

49c. Turn your attention 180 degrees to the right and execute a left front snap kick to the chin.

50. Step backward to a back stance, low ridge hand sweeping block.

50b. Figure eight the right hand around for a low dropping upset ridge hand block.

50c. Circle the right hand up to catch the attacker’s elbow.

51. As you begin to move your left foot up to execute a wave stop, pass off the elbow to the left hand.

51b. Bring the right hand up the inside and execute a protected horizontal wrist strike to the temple.

Move back to ready stance by placing the left foot down into an X stance first; then move the right foot to finish.