Tanaka 24 Count

The Tanaka 24 Count was developed by Chris Tanaka. This fundamental weapon strike delivery pattern can be applied to several different weapons to include a knife, which the American Institute of Kenpo uses when teaching it.


The pattern listed here is for having the weapon held in your right hand. Once you have strike delivery pattern trained and engrained we encourage you to work the weak side holding the weapon in your left hand.

Pattern

  • Engaged from 12:00

  • Engaged from 3:00 & 9:00

  • Engaged from 4:30 & 11:30

  • Engaged from 4:30 & 11:30

  • Engaged from 7:30 & 1:30

  • Engaged from 3:00 & 1:30

  • Engaged from 6:00 & 12:00

  • Engaged from 3:00 & 9:00

  • Engaged from 3:00 & 9:00

  • Engaged from 3:00 & 9:00

  • Engaged from 3:00 & 9:00

  • Engaged from 12:00

Training Disclaimer

The American Institute of Kenpo (AIK) strongly recommends that all training be overseen by experienced and qualified instructors. Individuals choosing to train without the recommended oversight assume full liability for any and all injuries. In addition, those individuals engaging in training without the oversight of the American Institute of Kenpo’s (AIK’s) certified instructors will be doing so with the understanding and acknowledgment that they are waving subrogation and holding harmless the American Institute of Kenpo (AIK), it's members, and affiliates.