By Pat O'Keefe
Designed to be elementary and transparent, it is a finished guide on kick boxing. It seeks to give an explanation for every little thing a kick boxer must comprehend to boost complex abilities within the activity.
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55) 4) Finish with the roundhouse kick to the face. (Fig. 56) The basic jab/cross combination is shown because it is simple to perform and lends itself to many types of follow-up combinations; however, the above attack can work just as well off a right cross. Practise this on a six-foot bag so that all elements of the attack can be exercised, and then work it in sparring sessions to develop the timing. Experiment with different openings that lead into the combination sweep/ kick. Fig. 53 Fig. 54 48 Sweeping Fig.
Experiment with different openings that lead into the combination sweep/ kick. Fig. 53 Fig. 54 48 Sweeping Fig. 55 Fig. 56 49 Advanced Kick Boxing Lead Leg Front Kick/Sweep as a Counter 1) As your opponent throws a right cross, throw a lead leg front kick stop-hit. (Fig. 57) 2) Move in fast and throw a deep sweep to his back leg with plenty of follow-through. (Fig. 58) The stop-hit works because in order to throw the cross, your opponent has to turn towards you, thus exposing his body to a snap lead leg front kick.
Fig. 60 52 Sweeping Fig. 61 Fig. 62 Warning: Most rule systems insist on sweeps being at boot height. Any higher and it is a foul. 53 Advanced Kick Boxing Transmitting Foot Sweep The transmitting foot sweep is a technique borrowed from judo and rarely seen in the ring; however, I have used and taught this technique for many years and it is highly effective. It works by adding your sweeping technique to your opponent’s own movement and the results can be devastating. 1) As your opponent retreats from you, attack with an orthodox sweeping technique the minute he moves his front foot, but take a line through his lead foot directly into his back foot.