Posted On:1/06/2008 2:16pm
Style: Boxing, Greco, Judo
Out of pure curiosity: I heard from a friend that Yaw-Yan fighters can use a scorpion kick technique in a clinch - does anyone have a pic / link of a demo or a good description on how this is done? If this should go to TMA/FMA forum I am not sure.
Posted On:1/06/2008 2:37pm
Style: Muay Thai & BJJ
What is a scorpion kick?
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Posted On:1/06/2008 2:42pm
Style: Dancing the Spears
It's a completely ridicious thing that involves using flexiblity to kick someone on top of the head with the ball of your foot by swinging it around and down like a hammer
For anyone that even slightly thinks that that's a reasonable technique please borrow my gun and shoot yourself.
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Posted On:1/06/2008 2:56pm
Posted On:1/06/2008 2:59pm
Style: creonte on hiatus
I think I've seen this lady perform that technique. I may be wrong.
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Posted On:1/06/2008 3:03pm
Style: BJJ & Boxing
Originally Posted by boos334
@ AnnaTrocity. That's an axe-kick princes, a scorpion kick invovles thursting your leg behind your back while bending down with your torso to kick your opponent. It requiers enormeous flexibility, but if you can do it it's great for when somebody is trying to get you to the ground by geting on top of you. I've seen a few times in UFC but it's very rarely used becuase there are easier options, showmanship in my opinion.
Youve seen a scorpion kick in the UFC?
and you dont believe in style?
I think its a jkd ninjer... that just called annatrocity princess
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Posted On:1/06/2008 3:05pm
Originally Posted by boos334
@ AnnaTrocity. That's an axe-kick princes, a scorpion kick invovles thursting your leg behind your back while bending down with your torso to kick your opponent.
Did you watch the video? They're both "scorpion kicks". I know what the **** an axe kick looks like.
[It requiers enormeous flexibility, but if you can do it it's great for when somebody is trying to get you to the ground by geting on top of you.
Posted On:1/06/2008 3:07pm
Style: Muay Thai
Oy, Chloe Bruce should not be confused with martial arts.
Actually Yaw Yan's scorpion kick is thrown like a spinning hook kick, not like Bruce's demos. Here's a knockout from it:
It is still a very unreliable technique.
Posted On:1/06/2008 3:12pm
Style: Don't belive in "style"
Sorry about that. I couldn't get the second video through(yep, that's a scorpion kick)
And yes, I've seen it in UFC but it wasn't done like that, he just threw his foot and hit him with the heel.
Posted On:1/06/2008 3:22pm
Ok, that 2nd version definitely makes a little more sense. A little.
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