The Lab Zone

The Lab Zone of Freestyle Forum is an area designated for the innovation of and experimentation with advanced freestyle nunchaku techniques and concepts. It is a place for members to explore the science behind freestyle nunchaku movements. In the Lab Zone, forum members share their newly discovered techniques and work together to push freestyle nunchaku to its limit.

The Freechaku Lab

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Lab 101
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWzeusydz-w
01. The Wheel (0:05) - Diff: Intermed - just a common wheel.
02. Wrist Diversion (0:25) - Diff: Intermed - chain rests on wrist and diverts
03. Fig 8 - utl kick bounce (0:43) - Diff: Advanced - keep a spin under leg then kick bounce it out
04. Horizontal aerial ver 1 (0:51) - Diff: Intermed - launch a horiz aerial to the inside
05. Horizontal aerial ver 2 (0:59) - Diff: Experienced - Wrist roll to an aerial to the outside
06. Full shoulder roll (1:13) - Diff: Intermed - rolls around the shoulder 360
07. UTA aerial (1:29) - Diff: Intermed - Pop the chuck under the shoulder with an aerial
08. Behind the back aerial (1:39) - Diff: Experienced - tuck chuck under armpit and aerial behind your back.
09. Neck/spin/horiz aerial   (1:45) - Diff: Experienced - Spin chuck around neck, spin and aerial
10. Neck/spin & kick/horiz aerial (1:53) - Diff: Advanced - Just like #9 but with a kick
11. Shoulder "pops" (2:06) - Diff: Advanced - Full shoulder roll but pop it so it falls short.

Lab 102
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4K8hzcKwvo
12. Btb aerial to bicep catch & roll (0:06) - Diff: Advanced - btb aerial, catch with bicep & roll
13. Reverse rebound (0:17) - Diff: Advanced - Wrist roll to aerial to reverse rebound

Lab 103
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNLKa_8A1y8
14. Brb aerial to reverse rebound   (0:04) - Diff: Advanced 
15. Rvs rebound catches   (0:11) - Diff: Easy - Catching reverse rebounds from 1/2 spin, full spin
16. Balancing punch (0:25) - Diff: Intermed - balance chuck on hand and punch into motion.
17. Chuck claws (0:34) - Diff: Experienced - chuck isolates/balances on two fingers.
18. Double wrist roll stall (0:44) - Diff: Advanced - chuck rolls around arm twice then stalls.

Lab 104 : Creative Spins 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Y5lz3f7LYg
19. Unfortunately, this lab is not organized so easily.  The focus is to get creative with spins in the middle lane.  There are various new moves throughout.

Lab 105
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW4pA8LQEF0
20. Leg Bounce Aerial (0:05) - Diff: Experienced - use the foot to create a utl bounce.
21. Shoulder Aerial Launch (0:24) - Diff: Experienced - use shoulder bounce force to aerial.
22. Shoulder Tuck Aerial (0:43) - Diff: Experienced - UTA catch, unwind into aerial
23. Diagonal Aerial Rip (0:59) - Diff: Advanced - catch and rip+roll diagonally. Speed comes from finger release.
24. speed btb aerial catch (1:15) - Diff: Advanced - Keep it low and pull back hard.
25. The Unwinder (1:32) - Diff: Experienced - Riptide toward middle lane
26. Reverse rebound fun (1:49) - Diff: Advanced - Variations of rvs rebounds
27. Waist Pass (2:01) - Diff: Experienced - Pass around the waist.
28. 1 handed Waist Pass (2:13) - Diff: Advanced - Just like #8 except with 1 hand.
29. Between legs aerial (2:28) - Diff: Advanced - from the front, fling aerial between legs.
30. 180 BTB aerial (2:48) - Diff: Advanced - aerial, spin, catch 180
31. 360 BTB aerial (2:58) - Diff: Advanced - aerial, spin, catch 360
32. Parallel Aerial (3:16) - Diff: Intermed - fling both chucks @ once
33. Circular/Antispins (3:34) - Diff: Experienced - dynamic arm rotations with chuck rotation.
34. Circular/Anti + Wrist rolls (3:52) - Diff: Advanced - Just like #14 w/wrist rolls.
35. The Traveller (4:35) - Diff: Advanced+ - Slap wristroll momentum to other hand
36. Symmetrical Crossings (5:00) - Diff: Expert - two opposing momentums with a swing

Lab 106
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZVHF6zk4Og
37. "L" Stop (0:01) - Diff: Advanced - Placement of thumb to wrap chucks around itself.
38. 1-hnd Sym-X 1 (0:38) - Diff: Expert - Fold chucks inward to have them spin in reverse directions.
39. 1-hnd Sym-X 2 (1:12) - Diff: Expert - Flick chuck in opposing directions
40. Wrist rotation wraparound (1:35) - Diff: Intermed - Stop the wrist roll to change directions.
41. A Strange Twist (2:00) - Diff: Intermed - spin other chuck in opposing direction
42. Chaos Aerial (2:14) - Diff: Advanced+ - change the rotation of an aerial 
 
Lab 107
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDV8ZZsjRmA
43. Sym-X Slap (0:07) - Diff: Advanced - Use a quick slap at aerial release to create sym-x.
44. Chain Escapes (0:26) - Diff: Experienced - Chain escape with an aerial, as well as a kick.  Make sure you try to get both chucks facing horizontally if you decide to kick.
45. Face Plane Underhand Rip (0:46) - Diff: Intermed - Riptide from underhand grip
46. Contact Face Plane (0:54) - Diff: Advanced (to stall) - Many moves are going to open from this technique. This was an attempt to create a 1 handed stall, but I couldn't get it yet.  Watch in full screen, or just note what my hand is doing.  Chuck rests on top of hand.
47. The Bridge (1:24) - Diff:Experienced - Often times, in doubles, my wrist caught & stopped an aerial.  Here's a clever way to create a bridge and go to 1.5 style.  I haven't practiced this quick enough to make it fast yet.
48. UTA Sym-X (1:33) - Diff: Expert - I hate this move..but love it when I can do it...
49. Bicep Aerial (1:42) - Diff: Advanced - Catch a chuck with your bicep and use it to fling into an aerial.
50. Air Combo (1:56) - Diff: Advanced - I don't know why this is so hard for me to do..sounds simple, right?
51. Unsheather (2:08) - Diff: Experienced - I love this move.  Works great in 1.5 to switch chucks, and in snake to slide it around.  Singles...ahh, it looks ok in.
52. High Riser Aerial (2:27) - Diff: Advanced - Watch out for your face.  Warning you now. haha. Smiley 
53. Stall to Backlaunch (2:45) - Diff: Experienced - Stall then flick it backwards.
54. Double Aerial (2:53) - Diff: Advanced - Two aerials in succession with doubles.  Probably has been done before.
55. Chuck Smasher (3:05) - Diff: Advanced - Hahaha!  Don't break them...or your face.
56. Snake Style (3:32) -  Keep the chuck slithering around your body.
57. 1.5 Style (4:15) - Using 2 chucks as singles.  The style is all about how you transition between the two. As I learn more transition, this will start to rock the house.
58. Sword Style (5:10) - I wish I could have shown you what it looked like.  Think of more sword/combat based movements..but still freestyle'esque
59. Face Style (5:22) - Keeping the chucks faceplaning most of the time. 
60. Doubles Style (5:40) -  You know...doubles! 

Lab 108 - Nunchaku chain combinations and Transference
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZSZKv3HsSo
61. Chain Unwinder (0:08) - Entangle you hand in the chain, and unwrap.
62. Angry Dolphin (0:34) - Diagonal B2B aerial.
63. Swiveller (0:45) - Make an illusion that you are unwinding with a chain trick.
64. The Sheath (1:07) - Collapse chain to sheath chucks.  Spin it hard to create an aerial.
65. 1-handed Sheath (1:22) - Stall to give space to sheath the chucks.
66. Prayer Drop (1:35) - Drop the chuck & catch with ankle
67. Popper (1:56) - use your elbows to launch to other side.
68. 1-hnd Parallel Aerial (2:21) - Use 1 hand to create a "parallel" aerial
69. Chain Unwinder Aerial (2:50) - Unwind it faster to launch
70. Pass Transference (3:03) - Transfer the momentum of a pass back to the side that is swinging.



Last updated by jmvicuna (jmvicuna)  on Jul 04 2009  at 12:36 PM
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