Concussive Winds Training Guide
The Concussive Winds technique blends mind-bending elements of freestyle and performance-based martial arts with devastating attacks from traditional forms. It takes an innovative approach to the art in which anything is possible with the staff. It’s a growing technique, and we expect to see many new innovative moves as the creator pushes to further develop his skill.
Note that some video descriptions are creative and include fictional references, you can not actually crack open time and create a parodox using these techniques… alone..
The Concussive Winds technique is broken down into the following sections. Content is being added to this list every week, and will continue to expand.
Choosing the Right Staff.
There are many different staffs and staff-related weapons out there. Choosing the right kind is a crucial part of your learning process. Here is a quick breakdown of some of the common variations that can benefit from this style.Categories
Wooden staffs are usually more heavy grade for impact-based training, building muscle and striking technique, or actual combat.
Competitive and Graphite staffs are lightweight and easy to handle for maximum speed and impressive tricks.
Metal staffs carry bone-crushing power and added weight for more intense workouts. They are also great for refining your form. Here are a few well designed metal staffs.
The sharing of this art is only for the betterment of your style and well being, IT IS NOT INTENDED TO HURT ANYONE. Actual combat is a last resort, and should only be used if there are no other options. The only victorios fight is the on avoided by using your greatest weapon, your mind.
Stretching and Warm Up
Respect your body and it will be your greatest weapon. Stretch and warm up so you can get into the flow!
Being aware of your surroundings is key. It can be used in your favor, or restrict your movement.
Learn how to maintain control of your staff through understanding how and where you can hold it.
Amplify your striking power by learning how to weild the power of momentum.
Stay safe as you practice and learn where to absorb the force of the staff when striking.
Stances & Holds
Your stance is the foundation on which you build your combo. These stances allow you to move with agility and land smoothly while executing your movements. Holds allow for a nice pause between moves that is both visually pleasing and gives the wielder a quick rest.Categories
At ease stance, waiting to give or recieve commands.
A simple stance that allows you to to quickly shift to offense or defense.
Be ready to unsheathed your staff and swing into action with this stance.
3-Kings is a foundational grip that seperates your staff into 3 sections, prividing a gripable area and two striking ends.
The Claw Grip
The Claw Grip allows you to be fliexible but firm. It allows a wide range of motion and flixibility, while maintaining control.
Grab your staff ready to hit a home run!
A fundamental strike that delivers a quick but powerful blow.
Expand your combo by throwing in a reverse strike!
The overhead strike provides a lot of range and power, and quickly builds into many combinations.
One of the most devastating strikes you can do with a staff, amplifying your striking power to over a thousand pounds of force.
Two quick strikes that can build into endless combos.
Send two additional strike at warp speed towards your opponent as you build your combo.
Use your the power of your entire body to stop attacks dead in their tracks with the guardian block.
Take a note from the Spartan playbook and guard your entire body with this block
Deflect incoming strikes sending opponents stumbling off balance!
When done with speed the propellor spin can be one of the coolest moves a staff weilder can do. In ancient times this was used to deflect arrows. It can be a fun technique to use and in combat can mask an attack by confusing the opponent.
Advance Propellor Spin
Take your spin to the the next level with this spin. Kick it into overdrive, and push the speeed limit as you master this technique!
Cut through the wind and push opponents back with the figure 8 spin!
There is a storm coming and you are the center of it. The Category 5 spin creates a vortex of wind as you move the staff all the way around your bodiy in one fluid motion
Take the Cotegory 5 spin ever further by adding in the outer bands and creating some additional flare.
is that a flying saucer? Distructo Disk? No, just an epic palm spin! This is one of my all time favorit move to do. It’s incredible simple but hard to master.
Combine the figure 8 and the hand roll to create a wave of spectacle around you.
The Hand Roll
The hand roll uses momentum to roll the staff across the back of your hand. It can build into many combos and is the basis of a lot of advance spins
Take your passes to the horizontal plane around your neck with this foundational pass.
Level up your neck roll and add a whole new starting point with the neck wrap.
Behind the Back Pass
A simple but essensial move to learn and incorporate into your flow the behind the back pass adds flare and rotation to your transitions.
Rings of Saturn
Learn the mind bending move that sends your staff orbiting your body and neck.
Throwing your staff into the air and catching it is one of the most epic things you can do. The Concussive Wind technique is all about letting your staff take flight and being in the right place at the right time to catch it.Categories
Learn the basics of how to throw and catch in this video
Hand Roll Toss
Use the momentum of the hand roll to super charge your throws.
Combine the figure 8, hand roll, and the hand roll toss into a mind bending combo that looks amazing.
How epic would it be to catch the staff behind your back, absent of sight? Well, now you can! The visionless technique uses strategic positioning and the movement of your body to ensure that the staff lands into your hand, through your epic combinations!
Chaining together 4 strikes, this combo quickly delivers devastating damage to the opponent.
4-Point Variation Combo
Here is an alternate 4-Point combo that can be chained together into endles combinations.
Unleash a flurry of attacks with this combination.