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16 Technique System

 
The 16 Technique System was developed by Brian Duffy under the guidence and approval of Ed Parker prior to his passing . This system was approved for distribution, however Ed Parker passed away before being able to bring all of his instructors up to speed on this development. Many schools use this system and several still maintain the 24 Technique System.

This system still requires ALL the material of the 24 Technique System. The primary difference is at which technique an advance in rank is awarded.

 

Some have restructured the order of the techniques, omitted some of the techniques, added techniques Ed Parker taught in an earlier American Kenpo System, or added some techniques of there own designs.

 

 

In the following "16" technique system - the ONLY difference in the "16" vs. the "24" system is where a student is recognized for his/her progress with the award of a color belt.

 

 

 

YELLOW BELT   Technique Documentation

 

  1. DELAYED SWORD
  2. ALTERNATING MACES
  3. SWORD OF DESTRUCTION
  4. DEFLECTING HAMMER
  5. CAPTURED TWIGS
  6. GRASP OF DEATH
  7. CHECKING THE STORM
  8. MACE OF AGGRESSION
  9. ATTACKING MACE
  10. SWORD & HAMMER

 

 

 

ORANGE BELT   Technique Documentation

 

  1. CLUTCHING FEATHERS
  2. TRIGGERED SALUTE
  3. DANCE OF DEATH
  4. THRUSTING SALUTE
  5. GIFT OF DESTRUCTION
  6. LOCKING HORNS
  7. LONE KIMONO
  8. GLANCING SALUTE
  9. FIVE SWORDS
  10. BUCKLING BRANCH
  11. SCRAPING HOOF
  12. GRIP OF DEATH
  13. CROSSING TALON
  14. REPEATING MACE
  15. SHIELDING HAMMER
  16. STRIKING SERPENTS HEAD

 

  PURPLE BELT    Technique Documentation

 

  1. LOCKED WING
  2. OBSCURE WING
  3. REVERSING MACE
  4. THRUSTING PRONGS
  5. TWISTED TWIG
  6. OBSCURE SWORD
  7. RAINING CLAW
  8. CRASHING WINGS
  9. TWIRLING WINGS
  10. SNAPPING TWIG
  11. LEAPING CRANE
  12. SWINGING PENDULUM
  13. CRUSHING HAMMER
  14. CAPTURED LEAVES
  15. EVADING THE STORM
  16. CHARGING RAM  

 

 

BLUE BELT  Technique Documentation

 

  1. PARTING WINGS
  2. THUNDERING HAMMER
  3. SQUEEZING THE PEACH
  4. CIRCLING WING
  5. CALMING THE STORM
  6. DARTING MACE
  7. HOOKING WINGS
  8. SHIELD & SWORD
  9. GIFT IN RETURN
  10. BOW OF COMPULSION
  11. OBSTRUCTING THE STORM
  12. TWIN KIMONO
  13. SLEEPER
  14. SPIRALING TWIG
  15. CROSS OF DESTRUCTION
  16. FLIGHT TO FREEDOM  

 

 

 

GREEN BELT  Technique Documentation

 

  1. BEGGING HANDS
  2. THRUSTING WEDGE
  3. FLASHING WINGS
  4. HUGGING PENDULUM
  5. REPEATED DEVASTATION
  6. ENTANGLED WING
  7. DEFYING THE STORM
  8. RAKING MACE
  9. SNAKING TALON
  10. SHIELD & MACE
  11. RETREATING PENDULUM
  12. TRIPPING ARROW
  13. FALLEN CROSS
  14. RETURNING THE STORM
  15. CROSSED TWIGS
  16. TWIST OF FATE

 

 

 

BROWN BELT III  Technique Documentation

 

  1. FLASHING MACE
  2. GIFT OG DESTINY
  3. WINGS OF SILK
  4. GRIPPING TALON
  5. GATHERING CLOUDS
  6. DESTRUCTIVE TWINS
  7. BROKEN RAM
  8. CIRCLING THE HORIZON
  9. OBSCURE CLAWS
  10. ENCOUNTER WITH DANGER
  11. CIRCLING DESTRUCTION
  12. DETOUR FROM DOOM
  13. SQUATTING SACRIFICE
  14. ESCAPE FROM DEATH
  15. BRUSHING THE STORM
  16. MENACING TWIRL
  17. LEAP FROM DANGER
  18. CIRCLES OF PROTECTION
  19. CIRCLE OF DOOM
  20. BROKEN GIFT

 

 

 

BROWN BELT II  Technique Documentation

 

  1. HEAVENLY ASCENT
  2. CAPTURING THE STORM
  3. CONQUERING SHIELD
  4. TAMING THE MACE
  5. TWIRLING SACRIFICE
  6. CROSS OF DEATH
  7. SECURING THE STORM
  8. INTERCEPTING THE RAM
  9. KNEEL OF COMPULSION
  10. CLIPPING THE STORM
  11. GLANCING WING
  12. THE BACK BREAKER
  13. GLANCING SPEAR
  14. THRUST INTO DARKNESS
  15. CIRCLING FANS
  16. ROTATING DESTRUCTION
  17. FALCONS OF FORCE
  18. BEAR & THE RAM
  19. RAINING LANCE
  20. DESPERATE FALCONS

 

 

 

BROWN BELT I  Technique Documentation

 

  1. LEAP OF DEATH
  2. PROTECTING FANS
  3. DECEPTIVE PANTHER
  4. COURTING THE TIGER
  5. GATHERING THE SNAKES
  6. GLANCING LANCE
  7. DOMINATING CIRCLES
  8. DESTRUCTIVE FANS
  9. UNFURLING CRANE
  10. GRASPING EAGLES
  11. PARTING OF THE SNAKES
  12. THRUSTING LANCE
  13. BLINDING SACRIFICE
  14. SNAKES OF WISDOM
  15. ENTWINED LANCE
  16. FALLING FALCON
  17. FATAL CROSS
  18. TWIRLING HAMMERS
  19. DEFENSIVE CROSS
  20. DANCE OF DARKNESS

 

 

 

 

BLACK BELT I  Technique Documentation

 

  1. MARRIAGE OF THE RAMS
  2. THE RAM & THE EAGLE
  3. ESCAPE FROM THE STORM
  4. CIRCLING WINDMILLS
  5. DESTRUCTIVE KNEEL
  6. BOWING TO BUDDHA
  7. REVERSING CIRCLES
  8. REPRIMANDING THE BEARS
  9. CIRCLING THE STORM
  10. UNFOLDING THE DARK
  11. UNWINDING PENDULUM
  12. PIERCING LANCE
  13. ESCAPE FROM DARKNESS
  14. CAPTURING THE ROD
  15. PRANCE OF THE TIGER
  16. BROKEN ROD
  17. ENTWINED MACES
  18. DEFYING THE ROD
  19. FATAL DEVIATION
  20. TWISTED ROD

 

 

BEGIN OF THE EXTENSION TECHNIQUES

 

BLACK BELT II  Technique Documentation

 

  1. CLUTCHING FEATHERS
  2. TRIGGERED SALUTE
  3. DANCE OF DEATH
  4. THRUSTING SALUTE
  5. GIFT OF DESTRUCTION
  6. LOCKING HORNS
  7. LONE KIMONO
  8. GLANCING SALUTE
  9. FIVE SWORDS
  10. BUCKLING BRANCH
  11. SCRAPING HOOF
  12. GRIP OF DEATH
  13. CROSSING TALON
  14. REPEATING MACE
  15. SHIELDING HAMMER
  16. STRIKING SERPENTS HEAD
  17. LOCKED WING
  18. OBSCURE WING
  19. REVERSING MACE
  20. THRUSTING PRONGS
  21. TWISTED TWIG
  22. OBSCURE SWORD
  23. RAINING CLAW
  24. CRASHING WINGS

 

 

 

BLACK BELT III  Technique Documentation

 

  1. TWIRLING WINGS
  2. SNAPPING TWIG
  3. LEAPING CRANE
  4. SWINGING PENDULUM
  5. CRUSHING HAMMER
  6. CAPTURED LEAVES
  7. EVADING THE STORM
  8. CHARGING RAM
  9. PARTING WINGS
  10. THUNDERING HAMMER
  11. SQUEEZING THE PEACH
  12. CIRCLING WING
  13. CALMING THE STORM
  14. DARTING MACE
  15. HOOKING WINGS
  16. SHIELD & SWORD
  17. GIFT IN RETURN
  18. BOW OF COMPULSION
  19. OBSTRUCTING THESTORM
  20. TWIN KIMONO
  21. SLEEPER
  22. SPIRALING TWIG
  23. CROSS OF DESTRUCTION
  24. FLIGHT TO FREEDOM

 

 

 

BLACK BELT IV  Technique Documentation

 

  1. BEGGING HANDS
  2. THRUSTING WEDGE
  3. FLASHING WINGS
  4. HUGGUNG PENDULUM
  5. REPEATED DEVASTATION
  6. ETANGLED WING
  7. DEFYING THE STORM
  8. RAKING MACE
  9. SNAKING TALON
  10. SHIELD & MACE
  11. RETREATING PENDULUM
  12. TRIPPING ARROW
  13. FALLEN CROSS
  14. RETURNING THESTORM
  15. CROSSED TWIGS
  16. TWIST OF FATE
  17. FLASHING MACE
  18. GIFT OG DESTINY
  19. WINGS OF SILK
  20. GRIPPING TALON
  21. GATHERING CLOUDS
  22. DESTRUCTIVE TWINS
  23. BROKEN RAM
  24. CIRCLING THE HORIZON

 

 

 

BLACK BELT V  Technique Documentation

 

  1. OBSCURE CLAWS
  2. ENCOUNTER WITH DANGER
  3. CIRCLING DESTRUCTION
  4. DETOUR FROM DOOM
  5. SQUATTING SACRIFICE
  6. ESCAPE FROM DEATH
  7. BRUSHING THE STORM
  8. MENACING TWIRL
  9. LEAP FROM DANGER
  10. CIRCLES OF PROTECTION
  11. CIRCLE OF DOOM
  12. BROKEN GIFT
  13. HEAVENLY ASCENT
  14. CAPTURING THE STORM
  15. CONQUERING SHIELD
  16. TAMING THE MACE
  17. TWIRLING SACRIFICE
  18. CROSS OF DEATH
  19. SECURING THE STORM
  20. INTERCEPTING THE RAM
  21. KNEEL OF COMPULSION
  22. CLIPPING THE STORM
  23. GLANCING WING
  24. THE BACK BREAKER