How to do Calming the Storm Self Defense Technique

Calming the Storm

In Calming the Storm, we look at the following Kenpo principles; Sliding Check and Positional Check. Calming the Storm also relates to Alternating Mace and Darting Mace.

Let’s go over the steps on this technique:

  • As the club attack comes in to intercept the attack with a left block and at the same time deliver a vertical punch to the neck.
  • Right inward parry to the right arm and deliver a vertical punch to the solar plexus or the stomach.
  • Finish with a right back knuckle┬ástrike then covers out.


  • Intercept the attacker as you block the club with your vertical punch.
  • Turn your hips with the next following strikes to maximize power.

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