How to do Capturing the Storm Self Defense Technique

How to do Capturing the Storm Self Defense Technique

Capturing the Storm

Capturing the Storm is a Kenpo Karate Self Defense Technique found in the green belt rank of American Kenpo Karate founded by Ed. Parker. This technique is against a front right step through an overhead club.

Capturing the Storm Step by Step:

  • As the overhead club comes in step forward to meet the action with your left foot while you are executing an upward universal block.
  • Lock the wrist and step to your left behind him twisting his arm and taking the weapon.
  • Keep holding the left wrist while you hit the arm with a club.
  • Cover out

Instructed by Casa De Kenpo which includes Professors Cliff Seminerio and Juan Serrano.

Rick Jeffcoat’s – American Kenpo Karate – Presenting the same technique but with the extension for third-degree black belt extension.


  • Meet the action by intercepting the attack by the wrist, remember the wrist controls the hand.

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