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stretching rountine

Here is the stretching routine we use in class. If you are not sure how to do each exersize ask the next time you are in class.
Don’t force your body to go farther than it can comfortably. when you do the relaxed stretch go as far as you can and hold the position, don’t bounce or strain as you stretch.

Joint loosening
ankles
knees
hips
torso
double bounce
windmills
neck (front & sides)
wrists
fingers
Warm-up (2 punch combos)
Examples
FJL – Reverse punch
backfist – reverse punch
Relaxed Stretching
leg in front (both sides)
Legs apart
Knees to side
Cross leg stretch
Dynamic Stretch
Arms
double bounce
cross & slap
different angles
Legs
front 4 sets of 8
sides 4 sets of 8
back 3 sets of 6

After you finish you can go back and re-stretch any tight or problem areas, get a drink or warm up more.
See Sensei if you have any questions.