Tan Da: Palm-Up Block and Partner Drill

The Tan Dan Drill builds off the foundation created with the Pak Da Drill and follows the same basic pattern. One partner punches and the other responds with Pak Sau followed by Tan Da:

  • Punch One: Pak Sau Block
  • Punch Two: Pak Sau Block
  • Punch Three: Extended Pak turns over into Tan Sau, back fist punches along centerline.

Tan = “spreading or dispersing”
Sau = “hand”
Da = “hit or strike”

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