(IBO MATSOKI)

Introduction

Two step sparring is designed for the intermediate student to learn more advanced techniques, also using the same timing and distance as in three step sparring, but with more varied Attacks, thus also allowing the Attacking student to develop various combinations.

In Two Step Sparring both attacking and defending students perform scripted attack and defence techniques. This form of sparring is designed for the intermediate student to learn more advanced techniques, also using the same timing and distance as in three step sparring, but with more varied attacks, this also allowing the attacking student to develop various combinations.

 

Starting Position

All Attackers start in right L stance, forearm guarding block. All defenders start in parallel ready stance

 

Two Step Number 1

Attack  High punch, front kick
Defence  Left leg back, walking stance, rising block rlght leg back, walking stance X fist presslng block
Counter  Twin vertical punch

 

Two Step Number 2

Attack  Side punch, fixed stance, turning kick
Defence  Right leg back, L stance, upward palm block left leg back, L stance, waist block
Counter  Slide forward into right L stance right side elbow

 

Two Step Number 3

Attack  Front kick, twin vertical punch
Defence  Right leg back, walking stance, xflst presslng block left. Leg back, walking stance, outer forearm wedging block
Counter  Knee kick at the same time pull opponents shoulders

 

Two Step Number 4

Attack  Flat fingertip thrust, side kick
Defence  Right leg back, walking stance, knifehand rising block left leg back, L stance. Inward palm block
Counter  Front kick to coccyx, twln upset punch to kidneys

 

Two Step Number 5

Attack  Right back kick. Left stance high palm strike
Defence  Right L stance palm waist block left L stance outer forearm inward block
Counter  Right walking stance reverse knife-hand reverse middle inward strike. (slipping right foot)

 

Two Step Number 6

Attack  Right high turning kick. Left walking stance arc-hand high strike
Defence  Sitting stance twin straight forearm block (removing left foot diagonal). Right L stance palm hooking block (grabbing the arm)
Counter  Left side kick (still holding grabbed arm)

 

Two Step Number 7

Attack  Right fixed stance side fist side strike. Left middle reverse turning kick
Defence  Left L stance twin forearm block. Right L stance knife-hand guarding block (sliding away using block as guard only)
Counter  Right high reverse turning kick

 

Two Step Number 8

Attack  Right middle side kick. Right L stance knife hand high strike (turning anti clockwise)
Defence  Right L stance inner forearm inward waist block. Right L stance knife-hand guarding block (double stepping)
Counter  Left X stance back fist high side strike