Posted On:1/14/2008 11:44pm
I'd also like to point out that this kick is almost completely worthless. It generates very little power, and is not very quickly executed. It's only advantage is that it is sometimes unexpected. Still, most people can eat that kick and then proceed to break your face with a real kick.
Posted On:1/14/2008 11:46pm
One more thing. If you have to learn this for a test, or something, do it. Otherwise, it's not worth spending lots of effort on. It's just not that good a technique.
Posted On:1/15/2008 9:58am
Style: white boy jiujitsu
Originally Posted by The Question
I'd also like to point out that this kick is almost completely worthless. It generates very little power, and is not very quickly executed. It's only advantage is that it is sometimes unexpected.
Actually, that kick can be executed very quickly as the motion is almost exactly like a front snap kick. And its advantage is misdirection. It comes at an odd angle from the "wrong" side.
Posted On:1/15/2008 3:19pm
Style: muay thai shotokan, kung
oh cool, yea i have it now, start off at a slight angle and rotate the hips in the opposite direction of the kick and snap it! the hard part is keeipng the foot turned out, i saw a chick 1 time break seven boards with this kick, nice butt too
Posted On:1/19/2008 11:39pm
Remember, rotation of the leg is always in the hips, rather than the knee. That is, you rotate the foot outward by rotating the entire leg outward from the hip- the knee and the toes always point the same direction.
Posted On:1/21/2008 3:21am
You need 'Korean' hips to execute this kick comfortably ;)
Posted On:1/27/2008 3:43am
Style: WTF TKD
Looks a bit ridiculous to me... I suppose it could catch an opponent off guard, but it doesn't seem to have great range either. Plus, it seems to put your knee at a very dangerous angle.
Posted On:1/27/2008 4:34am
You can very easy execute it to ones knee.
The kick does require a bit of flexibility.
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