For every block, there should be an immediate counterattack
Do not get into the habit of just blocking and then wanting for an opportunity to attack. The opponent is vulnerable during an attack when he or she is concentrating on offense, not defense; therefore, this is an excellent opportunity for you to attack.
Teach yourself to follow every block with one or more counter attacks. If you block and then counterattack with a frenzy of techniques, the opponent will become leery of attacking. However, do not use the frenzy attacks too often or the opponent will get wise to the strategy and develop a counter to it.
Same limb block/counterattack
Blocking with one limb and then counterattacking with another limb is quick, and both techniques may be powerful; however, it is also a common and predictable way of fighting. Therefore, it is sometimes advantageous to block and attack with the same arm or leg in one smooth, continuous motion. After the block does its job, the blocking arm or leg slides or bounces off the attacking limb into an immediate counterattack.
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