How to do Gift of Destiny Self Defense Technique

How to do Gift of Destiny Self Defense Technique

Gift of Destiny

Gift of Destiny is a self-defense technique found in the blue belt rank of American Kenpo Karate, it is a technique against a front handshake.

Gift of Destiny Step by Step

  • As he grabs you step forward and hit him with your right elbow to his stomach.
  • Use the same elbow to hit his chin, now turn his wrist and re-grab it with your right hand.
  • Now that you have control of his arm turn it and step back with your right leg to lean him over.
  • Hold his arm with your left hand then hit his elbow and simultaneously kick his face.
  • Cover out

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


  • You need to react as soon as you are grabbed because a left punch is a threat or even another strike.

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