Combative Two-Man Form

This is a Description of the set or form.

Pattern

Pattern Key:

  • The person starting on the left will be referred to as the Gray Side.

  • The person starting on the right side will be referred to as the Black Side.

  • This will be consistent with the video demonstrations.


Salutation

Gray Side: Facing 12:00

  • Right Step Forward into a Right Front Twist Stance as you bring the Scholar & Warrior to your right shoulder.

  • Left Step Forward into a Left Cat Stance as you present the Scholar & Warrior.

  • Left Step Back into a Right Front Twist Stance as you bring the back of your hands together in front of you.

  • Right Step Back into an Attention Stance while you pull you hands to chamber at your sides.

  • Left Step Sideways towards 9:00 into a Training Horse Stance.

  • First, have your hands from a Triangle in front of you forehead.

  • Next, have your hand pull together and down to be in front of your chin in to the Scholar & Warrior.

  • Finally, have your hands decent and pull together to Knife Hands (palms together) in front of you sternum.

  • Left Step Sideways towards 3:00 into an Attention Stance as you pull you hands to chamber at your sides.

Black Side: Facing 12:00

  • Right Step Forward into a Right Front Twist Stance as you bring the Scholar & Warrior to your right shoulder.

  • Left Step Forward into a Left Cat Stance as you present the Scholar & Warrior.

  • Left Step Back into a Right Front Twist Stance as you bring the back of your hands together in front of you.

  • Right Step Back into an Attention Stance while you pull you hands to chamber at your sides.

  • Right Step Sideways towards 3:00 into a Training Horse Stance.

  • First, have your hands from a Triangle in front of you forehead.

  • Next, have your hand pull together and down to be in front of your chin in to the Scholar & Warrior.

  • Finally, have your hands decent and pull together to Knife Hands (palms together) in front of you sternum.

  • Right Step Sideways towards 3:00 into an Attention Stance as you pull you hands to chamber at your sides.


Count 1: Back Knuckle / Parry, Outward Block, Punch

Gray Side: Back Knuckle

  • Right Step Sideways towards 3:00 into a Training Horse Stance facing 3:00 and deliver a Right Outward Back Knuckle to your opponent's nose.

Black Side: Parry Outward Block, Punch

  • Left Step Back towards 4:30 into a Right Front Twist Stance as you execute a Left Inward Parry to your opponent's right arm.

  • Pivot into a Right Neutral Bow Stance and execute a Right Outward Block to your opponent's right arm.

  • Deliver a Left Straight Punch to your opponent's right ribs.


Count 2: Parry, Palm / Parry, Outward Parry, Back Knuckle

Gray Side: Parry Palm

  • Left Step towards 12:00 in to a Right Neutral Bow Stance (facing 4:30) as you execute a Right Outward Hooking Parry (palm up) to your opponent's left arm.

  • Deliver a Right Upward Thrusting Heel Palm to your opponent's left jaw.

Black Side: Parry, Outward Parry, Back Knuckle

  • Left Step towards 6:00 as you execute a Left Inward Parry to your opponent's right arm.

  • Right Step towards 9:00 as you execute a Right Outward Parry to your opponent's right arm.

  • Left Step towards 10:30 and pivot into a Right Neutral Bow Stance (facing 3:0) and deliver a Right Outward Back Knuckle to your opponent's right kidney.


Count 3: Elbow Block, Punch / Trap, Front Kick

Gray Side: Elbow Block, Punch

  • Left Step Forward towards 3:00 into a Left Transitional Neutral Bow Stance as you execute a Right Back Elbow Block to your opponent's right arm.

  • Pivot into a Right Neutral Bow Stance (facing 9:00) as you deliver a Left Straight Punch to your opponent's right ribs.

Black Side: Trap, Front Kick

  • Execute a Right Downward Outward Hooking Parry that circles from the bottom to the top of your opponent's right arm Trapping it on top of your left arm.

  • Deliver a Right Front Snap Kick your opponent's groin.


Count 4: Downward Block, Back Knuckle / Upward Block, Knife-Edge Side Kick

Gray Side: Downward Block, Back Knuckle

  • Pivot into a Right Reverse Bow Stance as you deliver a Right Downward Block to your opponent's right leg. At the same time yank you left arm free and above your head.

  • Left Step Forward towards 9:00 into a Left Front Twist Stance as you chamber your hands on your left hip.

  • Right Step Forward towards 9:00 into a Right Neutral Bow Stance (facing 9:00) as you deliver a Right Outward Back Knuckle to your opponent's right temple.

Black Side: Upward Block, Knife-Edge Side Kick

  • Pivot counterclockwise and Plant your right foot towards 9:00 into a Left Rear Twist Stance facing 3:00.

  • Continue to pivot counterclockwise into a Left Transitional Neutral Bow Stance facing 3:00.

  • Left Step Back towards 9:00 into a Right Front Twist Stance as you execute a Left Upward Block to your opponents right arm.

  • Deliver a Left Knife-Edge Side Kick to your opponent's right knee.


Count 5: Push Down Block, Uppercut / Inward Downward Block, Chop

Gray Side: Push Down Block, Uppercut

  • Left Step towards 4:30 into a Right Neutral Bow Stance (facing 10:30) as you execute a Right Push Down Block to your opponent's right leg.

  • Pivot clockwise as you deliver a Left Uppercut Punch to your opponent's solar plexus.

Black Side: Inward Downward Block, Chop

  • Plant towards 12:00 into a Horse Stance (facing 3:00).

  • Execute a Right Inward Downward Block (palm in) to your opponent's left arm.

  • Deliver a Left Inward Downward Knife Hand to the right side of your opponent's neck.


Count 6: Upward Block, Hammerfist / Inward Block, Eye Poke

Gray Side: Upward Block, Hammerfist

  • Execute a Right Upward Block to your opponent's left arm.

  • Deliver a Right Inward Downward Hammer Fist to your opponent's left ribcage.

Black Side: Inward Block, Eye Poke

  • Left Step into a Left Cat Stance as you execute a Left Inward Block to the outside of your opponents right arm.

  • Left Step towards 3:00 into a Left Neutral Bow Stance (facing 3:00) as you deliver a Left Two-Finger Eye Poke to your opponent's right eye.


Count 7: Outward Block, Half Fist / Outward Block, Elbow

Gray Side: Outward Block, Half Fist

  • Execute a Right Outward Block to your opponent's left arm and a Right Hand Grab to their wrist.

  • Right Step Back towards 3:00 into a Left Front Twist Stance.

  • Pivot into a Left Reverse Bow Stance and deliver a Left Half Fist to your opponent's throat

Black Side: Outward Block, Elbow

  • Execute a Right Outward Block to your opponent's left arm and a Right Hand Grab to their wrist.

  • Execute a Left Forward Bow Stance (facing 3:00) as you deliver a Left Inward Elbow to your opponent's left rib cage.


Count 8: Push Down Block, Crab Hand / Upward Parry, Chop

Gray Side: Push Down Block, Crab Hand

  • Left Step Back towards 3:00 into a Right Neutral Bow Stance and execute a Right Push Down Block to your opponent's left arm.

  • Deliver a Right Crab Hand to your opponent's throat.

Black Side: Upward Parry, Chop

  • Execute a Right Upward Parry to your opponent's right arm.

  • Deliver a Left Thrusting Outward Knife Hand to your opponent's throat.


Count 9: Inward Block, Elbow / Back Knuckle, Crab Hand

Gray Side: Inward Block, Elbow

  • Execute a Right Inward Block to your opponent's left arm.

  • Deliver a Right Outward Elbow to your opponent's left rib cage.

Black Side: Back Knuckle, Crab Hand

  • Left Step into a Left Cat Stance and deliver a Left Downward Back Knuckle to your opponent's right arm.

  • Left Step Forward towards 1:30 into a Left Neutral Bow Stance (facing 3:00) as you deliver a Left Crab Hand to your opponent's throat.


Count 10: Upward Parry, Palm / Hooking Parry, Palm

Gray Side: Upward Parry, Palm

  • Left Step towards 6:00 into a Right Neutral Bow Stance (facing 10:30) and execute a Left Upward Parry to your opponent's left arm.

  • Deliver a Right Inward Heel Palm (fingers facing out) to your opponent's left rib cage.

Black Side: Hooking Parry, Palm

  • Left Step towards 12:00 into a Horse Stance (facing 3:00) and execute a Right Outward Downward Hooking Parry to your opponent's right arm.

  • Deliver a Left Inward Heel Palm (fingers facing out) to your opponent's right rib cage.


Count 11: Downward Block, Knife-Edge Side Kick / Outward Block

Gray Side: Downward Block, Knife-Edge Side Kick

  • Pivot into a Right Reverse Bow Stance (facing 10:30) and execute a Right Downward Block to your opponent's left arm.

  • Deliver a Right Knife-Edge Side Kick to your opponent's throat.

Black Side: Outward Block

  • Left Step towards 10:30 into a Right Reverse Bow Stance (facing 4:30) and execute a Right Extended Outward Block to your opponent's right leg.


Count 12: Dragon Stance / U-Punch

Gray Side: Dragon Stance

  • Plant your right foot towards 4:30 and pivoted counterclockwise into a Left Neutral Bow Stance (facing 10:30) then execute a Left Hand Check (claw hand form) to your opponent's right arm (if in range) and a Right Hand Check (claw hand form) to your opponent's left arm (if in range).

Black Side: U-Punch

  • Shuffle Forward towards 4:30 into a Right Neutral Bow Stance (facing 4:30) then deliver a Left Inverted Vertical Punch to your opponent's face and a Right Vertical Punch to your opponent's stomach.


Closing: Switch Sides / Salutation

Gray Side: From Dragon Stance

  • Right Step into an Attention Stance (facing 12:00) as you:

  • Orbit you right arm (hand open) counterclockwise in front of you chest, with out stoping its movement.

  • Orbit your left arm (hand open) clockwise in front of you chest stoping it with your palm facing down.

  • Continuing the counterclockwise orbit of your right arm have it stop resting on top of your left arm.

  • At this point you can either:

  • Preform the closing salutation.

  • Preform the opposite side of the form.

Black Side: From U-Punch

  • Left Step towards 6:00 into an Attention Stance (facing 12:00) as you:

  • Orbit you right arm (hand open) counterclockwise in front of you chest, with out stoping its movement.

  • Orbit your left arm (hand open) clockwise infant of you chest stoping it with your palm facing down.

  • Continuing the counterclockwise orbit of your right arm have it stop resting on top of your left arm.

  • At this point you can either:

  • Preform the closing salutation.

  • Preform the opposite side of the form.


Salutation: The sides have been switched

Black Side: Facing 12:00

  • Right Step Forward into a Right Front Twist Stance as you bring the Scholar & Warrior to your right shoulder.

  • Left Step Forward into a Left Cat Stance as you present the Scholar & Warrior.

  • Left Step Back into a Right Front Twist Stance as you bring the back of your hands together in front of you.

  • Right Step Back into an Attention Stance while you pull you hands to chamber at your sides.

  • Left Step Sideways towards 9:00 into a Training Horse Stance.

  • First, have your hands from a Triangle in front of you forehead.

  • Next, have your hand pull together and down to be in front of your chin in to the Scholar & Warrior.

  • Finally, have your hands decent and pull together to Knife Hands (palms together) in front of you sternum.

  • Left Step Sideways towards 3:00 into an Attention Stance as you pull you hands to chamber at your sides.

Gray Side: Facing 12:00

  • Right Step Forward into a Right Front Twist Stance as you bring the Scholar & Warrior to your right shoulder.

  • Left Step Forward into a Left Cat Stance as you present the Scholar & Warrior.

  • Left Step Back into a Right Front Twist Stance as you bring the back of your hands together in front of you.

  • Right Step Back into an Attention Stance while you pull you hands to chamber at your sides.

  • Right Step Sideways towards 3:00 into a Training Horse Stance.

  • First, have your hands from a Triangle in front of you forehead.

  • Next, have your hand pull together and down to be in front of your chin in to the Scholar & Warrior.

  • Finally, have your hands decent and pull together to Knife Hands (palms together) in front of you sternum.

  • Right Step Sideways towards 3:00 into an Attention Stance as you pull you hands to chamber at your sides.

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