Published On: Sat, Jul 29th, 2017

Straight Heel of Palm Strike

Straight Heel of Palm

Straight Heel of Palm Strike

This is the Heel of Palm Strike found in many martial arts. In Kenpo Karate you will find this strike in several self-defense techniques, sets, and forms.

This strike can create a lot of damage, when facing your opponent this strike can make an impact on his nose, chin, and even the chest. On the middle section, you will need to modify the palm strike turning your finger to the outside or inside depending on the angle you are.

You can also strike the groin but you will need to modify your finger, these need to face them down.

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Peter A Soto is a Martial Artist with more than 20 years training all kinds of Martial Arts styles such as Kenpo Karate, Japanese Karate, Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Tang Soo Do, Kung Fu, Krav Maga… He is also a Certified High School Teacher in the State of California, he was also a Fulbright Teacher by the Department of Education of the United States of America.