Deflecting Hammer Self Defense Technique

How to do Deflecting Hammer Self Defense Technique

Deflecting Hammer

Deflecting Hammer is a self-defense technique found in the Yellow Belt rank. It is against a front kick and can be against a sidekick as well depending on the Kenpo Lineage. Here we have 3 different points of views.

  • Step one. As the front kick comes in deflect it with a right downward block as you step back with your right foot.
  • Step two. Shuffle into the attackers back, your left-hand holds his head and deliver a right elbow strike to his face to form a sandwich.
  • Cover out


  • You should start this technique from a fighting stance.
  • Make sure you check the right arm when delivering the inward elbow strike.

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