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Quebec Serrada Kali Sumbrada Footwork

August 19, 2014

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The Intermediate Partner Drills/Sumbradas in their initial stages are taught with the arm motions first. No footwork is taught and is done whilst the students feet are static or standing still. When the arm motions of the drill are fully learnt, the footwork is then shown. When the static stage with the hands is learnt, the students move into the ‘Natural Step’ footwork stage. This Natural Step Footwork can be divided into Striking Footwork and Blocking Footwork.

 

The Three Basic Stepping Routines of the Basic, can now be combined in the one Sumbrada Drill.

 

1: Move block, Stay counter.
2: Move block, Move counter.
3: Stay block, Move counter.

 

The strikes can be done either forwards and backwards for each drill. The blocks can be done either forwards and backwards for each drill. But in each Drill the strikes and the blocks are the opposite of each other.

 

Sumbrada Footwork Evolution

The Sumbrada Drill Footwork is the evolution of the now combined Three Basic Stepping Routines of the Basic Bansay-Bansay for the CentreHead blocks and counters. Their combination with the new blocks and Twelve Strikes amalgamation, evolve into the Striking and Blocking Footwork and thence all molded together, forming the forward and reverse Stepping Patterns.

 

Striking Footwork

The Striking Footwork is: If the strike is made from the left of the attacker, the left foot is at the front or either foot moves so the left is at the front. If the strike is made from the right of the attacker, the right foot is at the front or either foot moves so the right is at the front. A Quebec Serrada Kali practitioner is taught to strike from a chambered position, from either the left or right shoulder/collarbone.

 

Blocking Footwork

The Blocking Footwork is: If the strike is directed to your left (or you make it your left) you defend, the left foot is at the back or either foot moves so the left is at the back. If the strike is directed to your right (or you make it your right) and you defend, the right foot is at the back or either foot moves so the right is at the back.

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