Alpha Martial Arts

3 Power Principles

In the Adults Class this month we have been working on a technnique called “Thundering Hammers” and discussing the 3 ways of generating power in Kenpo. I came across the following article from Nackord Kenpo Karate that does a good job of explaining the principles….

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Kicking Set Details

We’re currently working on the modern kicking set in BBT and Adults classes. The only difference between modern and traditional is the footwork. We’re going in a straight line instead of a box. Foot Positions Are:Front = Toes Up (to ceiling)Side = Toes to Side…

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Concordia Elementary School Talks

It’s been a busy week. On Tuesday & Wednesday this week I spent the early afternoon at Concordia Elementary working with all of their students in their Phys-Ed classes and during their “Team Time”. I started by teaching all of the students a couple of…

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Kyle’s Kicking Set Mnemonics

One of our STORM Team members, Kyle P., shared a great technique he uses to remember the order of the kicks on each side of Kicking Set. It’s called mneumonics. A mnemonic (pronounced “ne-monik”) is a memory aid, and most serve an educational purpose. Mnemonics…

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