kung fu moves · 05/30/2023

Jeet Kune Do leg method side kick

The side kick is the most powerful leg method in Jeet Kune Do, and if you can fully use the inertia of the body’s forward thrust to kick it, it will produce devastating lethality. When kicking the shin and knee joints, it can make it difficult for the opponent to defend. The main kick areas are calf shin, knee joint, waist and abdomen, ribs, chest.

[Action Method J.]

Stand on the right swing pile. Move the left foot forward to the right foot position, the right leg is bent and lifted, the foot is relaxed, the outer edge of the foot is aimed at the attacking target, and the inside of the supporting foot is facing forward; At the same time, quickly twist the waist counterclockwise to extend the hip, drive the support foot to rotate forward, and kick the right leg straight to the target, and the force reaches the full foot; The supporting feet are slightly bent, the upper body is tilted back, and the hands remain protected. (Fig. 2-52(1)(2)(3))

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Directly raise the knee, foot to the target, pedal to exert force, elastic recovery.

[Practical Demonstration]

Confrontation between enemies and us. Before the opponent could attack, I quickly stepped up and kicked the opponent’s knee. (Figure 2-53(1)(2)(3))

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