Sunday, July 09, 2006

Versatile Counter Technique: Push Kick - Video

The push kick is a lead-leg thrusting kick common to muay Thai, and, I think, Savate. It's effective as a stop-hit, or lead to set up a round kick, or as a lead-off to set up openings for the hands. In this video it gets one of its most common uses, stop-hit the Thai kick.

There are many ways to use the kick. If you just stop the forward momentum of the aggressor, you can use your hand on him. If you add more of a push, you can knock him off balance, then chase him down with kicks and punches. Try it...

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