FOOTWORK - The Basics

 

Perhaps the most important martial arts skill. The right step is of highly importance if you want to survive in a conflict. Below are the basic stepping in my system.

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1. Diamond closed & open.

2. Female triangle or forward triangle an offensive step.

3. Male triangle or backward triangle a defensive step.

4. Closed female triangle.

5. Closed male triangle.

6. Side stepping with emphasis on zero count. Also the fencing step forward or backward.

7. Karate side stepping.

 

Red dot represents the starting point.