American Cane System

  • American Cane System Level 4
    American Cane System Level 4
    Level 4 prepares the American Cane System student for the advanced material and concepts that exist at levels 5-8.  The emphasis for quality in the material at levels 1-3 continues, and 13 new self-defense techniques are added which include throws, defenses against kicks, punches, grabs, attacks from behind, and attempts to take your cane.  As with each level, Grandmasters Shuey and... Level 4 prepares the American Cane System student for the advanced material and...
  • American Cane System Level 5
    American Cane System Level 5
    Level 5 continues the American Cane System student’s training with a focus toward self-defense, teaching 14 new techniques (CTs 34-47), which involves more complex joint locks and counters.  Grandmaster Shuey discusses representing the style, including through tournament competition and Grandmaster Crandall presents advanced concepts regarding tradition. Level 5 continues the American Cane System student’s training with a focu...
  • American Cane System Level 6
    American Cane System Level 6
    Level 6 marks a shift in the American Cane System student’s training from “scientific/systematic” skills toward self-defense.  This is strongly presented in both the techniques and kata.  17 new self-defense techniques are taught (CTs 48-64) involving joint locks, double-punches, cane retention, disarming an attacker (such as wielding a stick or pipe), defense against... Level 6 marks a shift in the American Cane System student’s training from...
  • American Cane System Level 7
    American Cane System Level 7
    Level 7 prepares the American Cane System student to test for BROWN BELT, one step below 1st degree black belt.  The DVD begins with an outdoor interview with Grandmaster Shuey, filmed as television coverage of the system, and it presents some of Grandmaster Shuey’s philosophy and beliefs for the style’s future. Level 7 prepares the American Cane System student to test for BROWN BELT, one s...
  • American Cane System Level 8
    American Cane System Level 8
    Level 8 prepares the American Cane System student to test for the prestigious rank of 1st Degree Black Belt.  As a black belt candidate, the student is both reminded of the importance for proper martial arts attitude and etiquette, but also for quality of technique in all 8 levels.  The DVD begins with a special introduction by Grandmaster Shuey.  Those who earn 1st Degree black... Level 8 prepares the American Cane System student to test for the prestigious r...