I'm trying to figure the 540 round kick as a personal challenge approaching my taekwondo black stripe exam. I've been practicing for a while so I got a good grip over standard kicks, my flexibility ...
In hapkido we have a large number of kicking techniques, ranging from sweeps and kicks from the ground up to and including spinning kicks, skip kicks, jump techniques, etc. My question here is in ...
I saw a very well executed spinning reverse kick in this video of the Athens Olympics. I can do a reverse kick and a jumping turning kick. How can move on to acquire the necessary skills to perform ...
In Bruce Lee's Fighting Method I read that spin kick in JKD is hit directly to the opponent. However, I noticed a Taekwondo friend hitting his kick in a cyclic manner. Which one are most effective and ...
We've been working on spinning back kicks quite a bit lately and noticed some discrepancy in how these are executed. Some are spinning to face backwards and kicking with toes pointed down, hips ...
A lot of techniques in Hapkido have clear derivations from other arts. A lot of our kicks come from either TKD or from a parent art of TKD, while a lot of the hand-techniques seem to be derived from ...
I have just reached green-yellow belt in tae kwon do, and my instructors say that I need to work on my spinning side kicks. Unfortunately I have trouble getting the form right, so I usually end up off-...