Nippon Ken Zuki Two Knuckle Thrust: Similar to the Nippon Nukite Zuki strike this has an advantage and a disadvantage. The hand is all closed with the thumb on top except for the two fingers contacting. Those fingers are bent at the middle joint closest to the hand so as to attack with that joint. The advantage is that having the finger bent provides a stronger attack and less chance of breaking a finger. The disadvantage is that you must be much closer in range, relative to the distance of a finger, to have the same effect. The temple and an area more easily accessible than something for figer attacks (like the eye socket would be difficult) would be acceptable targets.

Return to green I belt requirements list