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    I don't know if this issue has been raised in this thread already or not, but if it hasn't, can we talk about the devastating murderweapons that are shoes?
    I imagine most of you don't go around town in English riding boots like I do, but holy ****, I'm just looking at these and thinking about how much it totally suck to get kicked in the brain with them. I mean, are these soles made of wood or some ****? They feel like they're made of wood. And they're super fucking pointy.
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    I'm wearing some relatively light weight steel toed work boots right now. In addition to the suck factor of being hit with the steel toe, the waffle tread and shoelace hooks would probably not be very pleasant on the face.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Permalost View Post
    So now we're outside of conventional fighting and we're in weird environments? In that case, I say stand on higher ground and low kick the face, like from some stairs or something. Or, do it while swinging from a rope!
    Swinging works. Jumping up on high things not so much.
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    Having fought in the ring and being a bouncer i can tell you in my experience high kicks work in the ring due to there sporting nature, not outside best kick for the street i found was to the knee or lower shin and it was merely to drop someone quickly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boydy83 View Post
    Having fought in the ring and being a bouncer i can tell you in my experience high kicks work in the ring due to there sporting nature, not outside best kick for the street i found was to the knee or lower shin and it was merely to drop someone quickly.
    Great, first post and you made it here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gregaquaman View Post
    Swinging works. Jumping up on high things not so much.
    Have you had occasion to kick someone while swinging? Were you swinging from a chandelier at a tuxedoed goon, or swinging from a vine to give the predator the heels, or swinging from an inexplicable chain in a garage while a gang of minorities attacked you one at a time?

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    I always thought no, but then I got really good at the TKD flicking roundhouse. It looks like it is front kick that is missing so a lot of people ignore it or lean a little bit further out and at the last second you turn your foot over, swivel your hip ans slap the kick across the side of the head or face. The only time I ever did it, it wasn't planned. The person dropped their hands after shoving me and it just happened by instinct. If someone were to ask me if I use high kicks I would always say no, so it even surprise me that 1. I threw it in the first place and 2. that it actually landed.

    The kick was more stunning and insulting than damaging.

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    Looking at Kyokushin videos and thought of this thread. Glaube Feitosa uses his roundhouse and axe kicks very well, and shows that hooks and straights also are effective: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nFSaLhHo8o#t=296
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    Some of these are sorta cool.

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