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  1. fatprince101 is offline

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    How to aim higher with the reverse kick? (TKD related)?

    My reverse crescent kick can't go past my waist! What are some stretches I can do for flexibility?
    Thanks :)
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    same ones you already do in class.
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    can you touch your toes?
    what is your body shape?
    How old are you?
    How long have you been training?
    Last edited by gregaquaman; 8/11/2010 2:41pm at .
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    why would you want to do a reverse crescent kick? a reverse turning kick is a lot better. dip your shoulder right down trying to get it touching the floor turn the head before the leg comes round.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ajmillar16 View Post
    why would you want to do a reverse crescent kick? a reverse turning kick is a lot better. dip your shoulder right down trying to get it touching the floor turn the head before the leg comes round.
    I can think of several reasons.

    You may not want to post again until you have taken the time to familiarize yourself with this forum. Read the stickies.
  6. fatprince101 is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by gregaquaman View Post
    can you touch your toes?
    what is your body shape?
    How old are you?
    How long have you been training?

    1. Yes. When I am sitting down, my whole hand goes across my toes when I stretch.

    2. 99 pounds and five foot three. Average, I guess. Not much muscle lol.

    3. 15, turning 16 in November

    4. Two years and eight months

    Please help!

    Thanks :)
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    Is this the kick you are talking about?
    YouTube- Taekwondo Kicks : Taekwondo Reverse Crescent Kick
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    LOL, i didnt know thats what it was called.......i called it cheat spinning hook or windmill kick, cause some people cant do a spinning hook, so they just spin around and do a ....crescent.


    keep stretching, do stretches at home too instead of just in class. look up expert villiage on the tube, theres a cute tang soo do MILF whose got some useful

    stretching and wall kick drill vids.
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    practice adding height to your kick a little at a time until it's higher. Remember that high kicks are part flexibility and part leg and core strength. Make sure your hips are moving correctly.
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    Wait a sec.
    If that is the kick then there is no way he cannot get above his waist if he can touch his toes.
    The only thing I could think that he was doing wrong is trying to throw the kick too early.
    or maby he is throwing a completly different kick.
    I cannot belive at this point it is a streching issue.
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