How to Do a Front Kick Pt. 2

The Front Kick can be used as a kind of jab against the opponent. Or it can be used to drive into the opponents body.

How to Do a Front Kick Pt. 2
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First, I drive the leg forward in the coiled position.

First, I drive the leg forward in the coiled position.

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I then extend the leg into the target, digging the ball of the foot in. If it is a horizontal target, I can use the instep instead.

I then extend the leg into the target, digging the ball of the foot in. If it is a horizontal target, I can use the instep instead.

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The knee is raised directly forward.

The knee is raised directly forward.

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I thrust the leg into the opponent, extending the foot whilst pulling the toes back to expose the ball of the foot. It isn't just a flick of the knee. It comes from the hips.

I thrust the leg into the opponent, extending the foot whilst pulling the toes back to expose the ball of the foot. It isn't just a flick of the knee. It comes from the hips.

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I avoid leaning back to much. This aids stability.

I avoid leaning back to much. This aids stability.

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As I land the kick, I rote the grounded foot slightly to allow the hips to turn into the kick. This adds power.

As I land the kick, I rote the grounded foot slightly to allow the hips to turn into the kick. This adds power.

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