kung fu moves · 08/06/2023

Jeet Kune Do – Foot rolling – kicking broken shin

In Jeet Kune Do, foot rolling, also known as axe blade foot, is not only used for attack and volley, but also the best choice for self-defense.

The foot rolling technique is very practical and can step on the opponent’s thighs, knees, shins, and instep toes. In addition to preventing the opponent from getting close, the foot rolling force can also damage the opponent’s thighs and knees, unbearable tibial pain and broken toe bones.

Organize a set of training methods and actual combat use moves of Jeet Kune Do foot rolling and share them with everyone.

This is the sequel to Jeet Kune Do-Swing Kick, a devastating final blow in combo attacks, and a heavy killer in combat combat.

Welcome to read the full article, and at the end of this article, there are previous excellent articles on Jeet Kune Do in this account.

1. Foot rolling technology

Action description: Start from the warning pile posture, move the hind foot forward while the front knee is raised, the toe is buckled towards the tibia, obliquely facing up 45 degrees, and suddenly step down with a low angle, and then resume the warning pile posture (Figure 1-1, Figure 1-2, Figure 1-3).

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2. Foot rolling training

1. Air kick practice

Kicking technique training should be based on good technical movements. At the beginning, you can do more foot rolling air kick practice and gradually experience the technical essentials.

2. Pile kicking practice

The practitioner chooses a wooden stake or tree trunk wrapped with a soft object for the foot rolling exercise, to guard the pile momentum to maintain an appropriate distance from the stake, and do the foot rolling exercise from the front foot (or back foot) in the stationary or moving (Figure 2-1, Figure 2-2).

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Practitioners can choose to purchase the following stand-up household tumbler professional sandbags, which can be practiced at home.

3. Wooden pile practice

Practitioners start from the vigilance pile posture, and carry out the offensive and defensive practice of rolling feet on the wooden pile, and can practice the front foot attack and volley, or practice the back foot rolling attack and volley. At the same time, you will experience the coordination of up and down movements, the coordination of footwork and foot rolling in the exercise and other essentials (Fig. 3-1, Fig. 3-2). Practice for 2-3 minutes in groups.

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The following wooden piles are very suitable for practitioners to use and can quickly improve the training effect.

Third, the actual combat application of foot rolling

In the following icons, the person wearing the Chinese shirt is us, and the person with the shirt tied inside the belt is the enemy.

1. Foot volley + boxing surface

The two sides faced each other, with our left fighting style standing and the enemy standing in the right fighting style (Figure 4-1). At the moment when the enemy attacks us with his right leg, we quickly move forward and press into the enemy, and use our left foot to intercept the shin or knee of the enemy’s right leg (Figure 4-2). Then the left foot falls forward and at the same time slams the enemy’s face with his right fist (Figures 4-3).

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2. Forehand feint + kick and kick

The two sides faced each other, with our left fighting style standing and the enemy standing in the right fighting style (Figure 5-1). Our front hand (left hand) feigns an attack on the enemy’s side to induce the enemy’s defensive attention to shift upward (Figure 5-2). The upward movement kept moving, and our side took advantage of the moment when the enemy’s defensive attention shifted upward, and quickly attacked the enemy’s right knee joint with his right foot, kicking and wounding him (Figure 5-3).

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3. Rolling leg kick + front knee crotch

The two sides faced each other, with our left fighting style standing and the enemy standing in the right fighting style (Figure 6-1). We step forward with our right foot, and then quickly kick the enemy’s right leg knee with our front foot (left foot) (Figure 6-2). Immediately afterwards, our side took advantage of the pain of the enemy’s knee injury and bent forward and bowed his head, quickly grabbed the enemy’s head and neck with both hands or grabbed his hair and pulled downward, while slamming the enemy’s crotch with his front knee (left knee), severely damaging the enemy (Figure 6-3).

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This account recommends the teaching video of “Jeet Kune Do Introduction Required Course”. The defense techniques in this video are practical, easy to learn, easy to practice, and if you practice these movements into your body for a long time, your chances of getting out are greatly improved when you encounter danger.