Posted On:10/03/2008 11:36am
Style: Chinese Boxing
These posts are going off topic from the OP so I split the thread.
Posted On:10/03/2008 11:50am
Originally Posted by TEA
That's you? I thought you wrote that you were the one filming. You need to work on your spin kick a bit. Of course, the only video I have of myself doing a spin kick sparring is one in which I totally whiff the target, but then that's why it's called "the lottery kick." Also, my hands and footwork totally suck in this vid.
I don't know which one you were, but you both suck.
That's just a technical opinion of course. I don't mean, you know, as people.
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Posted On:10/03/2008 12:05pm
Style: TKD, Relson GJJ, Judo
Originally Posted by Omega
You're missing the part where he's kicking my hip and stopping the momentum of the spin. Bobby did a really good move that's why I duplicated it over and over in the video.
OK, got it. I had to watch it a couple of more times to see it. Since you're in between Bobby and the camera, it's kind of hard to see the stop kick. Could you pass some tabasco to go with this crow?
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Posted On:10/03/2008 2:27pm
The reason the spin kick is a "lottery" kick is because most people don't use the proper footwork or set it up first. Even if you do set it up first and use the proper footwork, its not a high percentage technique, but it becomes more viable than the way you were doing it.
Unfortunately, I do not have video to refer you to that demonstrates what I'm talking about....
Posted On:10/03/2008 2:39pm
How can I get that sparring video to play at full speed?
Posted On:10/03/2008 7:26pm
Not to wild about the hands down or the falling down after landing the kick, but his timing is good.
Another one, this time using it as a counter, which is what I was trying to do, but 1bad stopped attacking after one punch and didn't oblige me by charging into my kick.
And just so the Sambo guys don't feel left out:
I like the fact that the Sambo fighter in blue doesn't fall down after he lands the kick.
Last edited by TEA; 10/03/2008 8:29pm at .
Posted On:10/04/2008 12:01am
Style: BJJ blue, judo ikkyu
I like your first vid for the simple reason that the bouncing idiot got owned.
I hate bouncing.
it's all vanity
Posted On:10/04/2008 1:13am
I like the third, because it's one of the most well-rounded and overwhelming beatings I've ever seen.
Posted On:10/04/2008 7:28am
Style: Shotokan/Shorin Ryu
nothing like get hitting with a spinning hook kick , I remember walking into one of those for my purple belt test ,ouch . I didn't get knocked out but it rang my bell. Ouch
Posted On:10/07/2008 2:05pm
Style: American Boxing
I have 1 real fight KO via spin-kick, 2-3 landed in sparring, some mistimed and just slid off the face with little damage. I don't think it's as risky as a kick as its made out to be, when done properly it lands you right back in your stance and transitions into a jab or left uppercut well when kicking with the right foot from a right handed stance.
Can I do it now? No farking clue, my friends and I got a little too tough to be throwing high powered hard to pull kicks on each other, after one accidental sparring KO I called it quits on kicking my friends, that was when I was like 18, Im 26 now.
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