Marine Corps Martial Arts Tan Belt - Eye Strike

Join this free martial arts wiki. Add info & help beginners with Shotokan Kata, Kicks, Punches, Grappling, Taekwondo Forms & Patterns, Aikido, Goju-Ryu, Krav Maga, Bo Staff, Judo, Kyokushin, etc. Fitness experts can help with Strength Training, Core Exercises, Warm-Ups, Balance, Stretching, Yoga, etc. Meet martial artists by joining our Wiki Community.

Wiki Revision Date - 21 Dec 2015 15:00

Marine Corps Martial Arts Tan Belt - Eye Strike

This section focuses on tan belt techniques used by the Marine Corps martial arts program. This page examines the eye gouge self-defense technique used in the Marine Corps martial arts program. To learn about other martial arts hand strikes, please visit the main Punches & Hand Strikes section. Information from Public Domain Document, MCRP 3-02B, Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP).

For more Marine Corps techniques, please visit the main Marine Corps Martial Arts Program section.

Eye Gouge

The eye gouge is used to attack the aggressor’s eyes, blinding him so follow-up strikes can be executed.

Striking Surface

The striking surface is the tips of the fingers and thumb. The strike can be executed by either lead or rear hand.

Target Area of the Body

The primary target area is the eye.

Technique

~ From the basic warrior stance extend your left hand with your fingers slightly spread apart to allow entry into the eye sockets.
~ With the palm of your hand either toward the deck or toward the sky, thrust your left hand forward into the aggressor’s eyes.
~ Thrust your hand forward at the aggressor’s nose level so that your fingers can slide naturally into the grooves of his eye sockets.
~ When striking toward the nose, there is a better chance the fingers will slide up and into the eye sockets.

wiki-marine-tan-belt-17.png

Return to Previous Page | Continue to Next Page



References

  1. Information from Public Domain Document, MCRP 3-02B, Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP), http://www.marines.mil/News/Publications/ELECTRONICLIBRARY.aspx, Added - 03/02/15



Become a member of the wiki community!
We hope you will join the wiki community.
Talk to fellow martial artists. Ask & answer questions. Discuss techniques.
You can also join via Facebook.

Wiki Recommendations by Google

Black Belt Wiki Community

  • Please visit the wiki community to read all of our members posts & replies. However, we have listed below some of the recent posts & top-rated topics added by our members to the wiki's social community. FYI - These are not wiki pages but rather are fantastic member generated questions & answers focused on martial arts topics. We hope you become a member.

Highly Rated Posts on the Wiki Community

Recent Wiki Community Posts

  • Chuck Norris hears his own Chuck Norris "facts" (jokes)... You might like to watch this video as Chuck Norris reads some of the famous (infamous) internet jokes made about his legendary toughness. If you want to read some more of these jokes, please visit this community thread - http://community.blackbeltwiki...
  • thoughts on Kata to practice kata Was on a FB chat and expressed my idea for my dojo I will start in the next 3 to 10 years. my idea: traditional Goju Ryu training meaning: core 12 katas only, train in the basics and physical condition, kumite, bunkai, philosophy There will be modern...
  • Why The Insistent Teacher Have you experienced the instent teacher, one who shows no flecibility to the organizations structure? Have you doubted or inquired into why the teacher is so rigid. Did you expect flexibility standards in your development. What do you expect to gain i...
  • Cross Roads of Martial Arts Cross Roads in martial arts comes at any time of life can be a difficult decision. How do recognize it and what do you do about it ? Does life carry on for the elderly and the disabled karate-ka. How about those who struggle with rank progression. Wh...



Amazon - Martial Arts Books
(Click on the pictures below to learn more about these books)


At no extra cost to you, Black Belt Wiki makes a small commission if you buy products via these Amazon links. Your purchase helps keep this wiki free for all visitors. Thank you for your support!




If you spot a typo, non-working video or missing information, please tell us & we will fix immediately!
Also help beginners & add your knowledge to this free wiki.



Material on this wiki may not be copied or reproduced without the written approval of Black Belt Wiki.
All rights reserved. For other terms & conditions, please read our legal disclaimer. This site is for informational purposes only. All martial arts techniques and fitness exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. If you have had an injury or are in pain, please see a doctor before starting or continuing any martial arts and/or physical fitness program.


Join the Black Belt Wiki Community
We hope you will join our free wiki community.
Talk to your fellow martial artists. Ask & answer questions.
You can also join via Facebook.




Wiki
Martial Arts Products