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Marine Corps Martial Arts Tan Belt - Rear Hand Punch
This section focuses on tan belt techniques used by the Marine Corps martial arts program. This page examines how to do a rear hand punch in the Marine Corps martial arts program. To learn about other martial arts punches, 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.
Rear Hand Punch
The rear hand punch is a snapping punch that is executed by the rear hand. This is a power punch that is designed to inflict the maximum damage on your aggressor. The power comes from pushing off of your rear leg while rotating your hips and shoulders.
The striking surface is the first two knuckles of the fist.
Target Areas of the Body
Soft tissue areas such as the nose, the jaw, and the throat are the primary target areas.
~ Assume the basic warrior stance.
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