ACSLEVEL5 American Cane System Level 5 Purple Belt DVD Shuey




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This instructional DVD series was created as a means of documenting the core of fundamental information required to test for each level up to first degree black belt. While intended for American Cane System student; this series is beneficial for anyone wishing to learn more about the versatility of the cane as a tool for self-defense and exercise. LEVEL 5 continues the American Cane System student's training with a focus toward self-defense; teaching 14 new techniques (CTs 34-47); which involves more complex joint locks and counters. Grandmaster Shuey discusses representing the style; including through tournament competition and Grandmaster Crandall presents advanced concepts regarding tradition. The exercise system expands into front and lateral raises; wrist flexion; the front squat; leg abduction; and more. 17 vital striking targets are demonstrated and explained; 8 double-handed striking angles are taught; 7 new blocks and 4 new strikes are introduced; spinning back kick is demonstrated; and new drills are added. In addition; 3 styles of crane stance and more empty hand techniques are explained. The DVD concludes by presenting the last of the Reflection family katas; the required kata; Reflection 5. The kata is presented at power and speed; and from Front; Side; and Back views at half-speed. The kata is then broken down into segments which clarify important subtleties and practical applications of the defensive scenarios. 91 minutes.