Posted On:3/12/2006 10:17pm
Style: I know Kung Fu
Corkscrew is a straight punch with a twist, literally. The Twist speeds up the final moments of the punch.
Posted On:3/13/2006 7:14am
Style: Kung Fu/TKD/MMA n00b
Hmmmm, OK...... I know what you mean about the twist adding power, I've always been taught to twist the hand from palm up to palm down for a punch. I guess the corkscrew adds another 90 degrees in there. I'm still not convinced, but I havent had a chance to try it out yet (damn my lack of a punchbag!)
Posted On:3/13/2006 9:16pm
Originally Posted by Halogen
Not to get too pedantic, but I'd use the description "Spinning back kick" to signify a donkey style kick, where, unlike a spinning side kick (which is what I'd call the kick described above), the body isn't fully turned around and the foot is usually vertical when it makes contact with the opponent.
off topic: nice avatar, matches my screen name
Posted On:3/13/2006 9:30pm
Crowey, ask a boxer. Chances are they would have heard of it. Ever if they don't use the move.
Posted On:4/02/2006 9:33am
Straight knee: While your opponent is being pulled toward you from the clinch, your knee is raised straight up to meet the lower body/head.
Round Knee: usually done with the rear leg. The leg is lifted up and swung in an arc aiming for the ribs.
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