Reverse Triangle Footwork

The images below demonstrate reverse triangular footwork from Filipino martial arts, using angles 1 through 4 of the FSD basic six angles. These four attacks are used as covered entries in the 4 Step Matrix.

Pay careful attention to the foot that is used to step in conjunction with each strike. This combination of footwork and stick work leads to the most ideal positioning relative to your opponent.

Angle 1 Chamber Angle 1, Triangular Step Entry

Stepping off with the right foot while striking with a right angle 1. This attack is used to stike an opponent, draw his block, or to defend against an angle 1 attack.

Angle 2 Chamber Angle 2, Triangular Step Entry

Stepping off with the left foot while striking with a right angle 2. This attack can also be used to strike an opponent, draw his block, or to defend against an angle 2 attack.

Starting Position Angle 3, Triangular Step Entry

Stepping off with the left foot while using an angle 3 cover. This technique is primarily used to enter against an angle 2 attack or as a covered entry.

Angle 4 Chamber Angle 4 Covered Entry

Stepping off with the right foot while using an angle 4 cover. Like the angle 3, this technique is primarily used as a block against an angle 1 attack, or as a covered entry.

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