Songham 3 Material For This Session

The beginner material for this session will be focusing on the life skill "GOALS." Please read this blog post on the importance of goals..

The material we will be focusing on for our current session (March 2014- May 2014). The Tiny Tigers must complete the first half of the form (moves #1 - #14, up until the second reverse punch) and the first one-step self-defense moves, while the Karate Kids and Adults must complete the entire form and both one-steps.

Songahm 3: "Pine Tree and Rock"

Life Skill: Goals

  1. Step forward with your left leg, hug yourself, left KNIFE HAND STRIKE.
  2. Reach both arms behind right side, double knife hand block.
  3. Step back with your left leg (so your feet touch) right FRONT KICK (put kicking leg in front).
  4. Left ROUND KICK (kicking leg lands in front).
  5. Left KNIFE HAND LOW BLOCK.
  6. Put your low block on your side, with your right hand over your head, and KNIFE HAND HIGH BLOCK.
  7. Right foot steps forward into a middle stance, pull left arm down, and right REVERSE PUNCH.
  8. Left REVERSE PUNCH (keep this arm out for next chamber)
  9. Look towards the left, step behind with left leg (180 degrees) right SPEAR HAND. KI-HAP!
  10. Left SPEAR HAND. KI-HAP!
  11. Step forward with your right leg, and right LOW BLOCK.
  12. Raise right arm, left REVERSE PUNCH (don't step).
  13. Right JUMP FRONT KICK.
  14. Chamber right arm out, and left REVERSE PUNCH (don't step). First Half, complete.
  15. Step forward with your left leg, left LOW BLOCK.
  16. Raise left arm, and right REVERSE PUNCH (don't step).
  17. Left JUMP FRONT KICK. KI-HAP!
  18. Chamber left arm out, and right REVERSE PUNCH (don't step).
  19. Step forward into a middle stance, hug yourself, and right KNIFE HAND STRIKE.
  20. Hug yourself, and left BACK FIST (don't step).
  21. Step behind you with your leg (180) into a middle stance, hug yourself, left KNIFE HAND STRIKE.
  22. Hug yourself, and right BACK FIST (don't step).
  23. Step forward with right leg into a back stance, hug yourself, and right KNIFE HAND STRIKE.
  24. Reach both arms behind left side, DOUBLE KNIFE HAND BLOCK.
  25. Right leg steps back (so feet touch), left FRONT KICK (kicking leg lands in front).
  26. Right ROUND KICK (kicking leg lands in front).
  27. Right KNIFE HAND LOW BLOCK.
  28. Put low block on your side, put your left arm over your head, right KNIFE HAND HIGH BLOCK.


ONE STEP #1

  • Reach arms behind right side, jump to right, DOUBLE OUTER FOREARM BLOCK “Goals”
  • Left JUMP FRONT KICK “Planning”
  • Left KNIFE HAND STRIKE “My”
  • Right PUNCH “Future”
  • Reach arms behind right side, jump to right, DOUBLE OUTER FOREARM BLOCK “Goals”

ONE STEP #2

  • Reach arms behind left side, jump to left, DOUBLE OUTER FOREARM BLOCK “Focus”
  • Right JUMP FRONT KICK “I”
  • Right BACK FIST “Focus”
  • Left REVERSE PUNCH “On”
  • Right PUNCH “My”
  • Right ROUND KICK “Goals”
  • Reach arms behind left side, jump to left, DOUBLE OUTER FOREARM BLOCK “Focus”