This is a very linear kick. The practitioner raises the knee to the waist, pulls the toes back and quickly extends the foot at the target.The front kick is one of the first kicks learned in TaeKwondo; if mastered it can become one of the most powerful. This technique is more meant to be used
The open hand is raised up to shoulder height and thrust directly down to meet the attackers limb. The heel of the hand makes contact with the attacker’s forearm in case of a punch, or shin in case of a kick. Although simple, it requires a lot of partner training to get the timing of
With the hands held open in the knife hand position, a powerful kick aimed at the solar plexus can be successfully blocked. Both hands come across the body, intersecting at the forearms and providing a firm defence.
From a right kicking stance pivot right on your left foot away from your target. Look over right shoulder at target and lift your right knee to your chest. Kick your heel straight back towards your target and resume kicking stance after hitting the target. More power can be achieved by stepping forward and then starting
Raise your leg vertically as high as you can and then bring your leg down against the target. Try to strike the target with the heel of your food. The heel bone is more effective than striking with the sole or ball of your foot. To maximize effectiveness work on flexibility so you don’t pull your