FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 43 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
LeroyCFischer, JadeKing, Beefcake, WesJones, simonajones111
22933 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 2
charlie 2
simonajones111 1
Zombie Zero 1
harlan 1
November
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
New Topics
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
I gained a lot of month in the last few months
by simonajones111
11/19/14 04:54 AM
Siu Lin Tao-3rd section applications
by futsaowingchun
11/13/14 06:48 PM
Screen fighting course UK December 2014
by charlie
11/11/14 04:09 PM
Siu Lin Tao-1st section Pak Sao explanations
by futsaowingchun
11/09/14 10:30 PM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/30/13 07:41 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
MA style video library
by
03/22/06 03:18 PM
Recent Posts
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
I gained a lot of month in the last few months
by simonajones111
11/19/14 04:54 AM
Siu Lin Tao-3rd section applications
by futsaowingchun
11/13/14 06:48 PM
Screen fighting course UK December 2014
by charlie
11/11/14 04:09 PM
MA style video library
by charlie
11/11/14 04:05 PM
Siu Lin Tao-1st section Pak Sao explanations
by futsaowingchun
11/09/14 10:30 PM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/29/14 10:01 PM
Forum Stats
22933 Members
36 Forums
35589 Topics
432521 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#283354 - 09/04/06 09:49 PM High kicks
gojuwarrior1 Offline
tougher than you

Registered: 12/24/02
Posts: 1178
Loc: East Coast, USA
This video was emailed to me today showing that when a high kick can land, how devastating it can be ( of course most of us already know this but it is a cool video anyway). Now to just find out how to kick that high . Cool site also.

http://www.thai-boxing.org/2006/09/03/brutal-head-kicks/
_________________________
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. 2 Tim. 4:7

Top
#283355 - 09/06/06 04:55 AM Re: High kicks [Re: gojuwarrior1]
ANDY44 Offline
Revolutionary!

Registered: 07/01/06
Posts: 814
Quote:

This video was emailed to me today showing that when a high kick can land, how devastating it can be ( of course most of us already know this but it is a cool video anyway). Now to just find out how to kick that high . Cool site also.

http://www.thai-boxing.org/2006/09/03/brutal-head-kicks/




Hi

Cant get the vidio to work?

seems like a good site though



Top
#283356 - 09/06/06 07:03 AM Re: High kicks [Re: gojuwarrior1]
Eveal Offline
the freshmaker

Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 303
I pride myself on a great side kick but lately I noticed myself throwing alot of roundkicks. High kicks should not be ignored but then again they are not neccessary.

Brandon
_________________________
Be "Water" my friend!

Top
#283357 - 09/06/06 12:50 PM Re: High kicks [Re: gojuwarrior1]
MattJ Offline
Free Rhinoplasty!
Prolific

Registered: 11/25/04
Posts: 15634
Loc: York PA. USA
Some good knockdowns on there.
_________________________
"In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin

Top
#283358 - 09/06/06 12:54 PM Re: High kicks [Re: MattJ]
Supremor Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/22/04
Posts: 2510
Loc: UK
My favourite "high-kick thrower" is Cro-cop. It's a shame that they were all muay thai matches, since it would have been nice to have seen him on there. An example of using high kicks effectively against grapplers.

Top
#283359 - 09/06/06 01:13 PM Re: High kicks [Re: Eveal]
RazorFoot Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 12/01/04
Posts: 2064
Loc: Seated at the computer, DUH
Quote:

I pride myself on a great side kick but lately I noticed myself throwing alot of roundkicks. High kicks should not be ignored but then again they are not neccessary.

Brandon




Huh?

If they are not necessary, why not ignore them? I use them regularly. They have to be set up right and can never be a lead off technique but if you can slide one in after setting them up with hands or low kicks, it can be a fight ender in a hurry. I use them mostly from the blind sides after setting them up with hand techniques.

I like high kicks, especially against tall opponents who dont think you can kick them in the head. It shakes up their game a little.

Scottie
_________________________
"The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be."

Top
#283360 - 09/06/06 01:40 PM Re: High kicks [Re: gojuwarrior1]
clmibb Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/31/06
Posts: 1035
Loc: South Texas, US
Quote:

This video was emailed to me today showing that when a high kick can land, how devastating it can be ( of course most of us already know this but it is a cool video anyway). Now to just find out how to kick that high . Cool site also.

http://www.thai-boxing.org/2006/09/03/brutal-head-kicks/


It takes a lot of patience and streaching. I've been able to kick to all of the guys heads in my class for a number of years. Even after I had kids I didn't really lose any of my flexibility. Just be patient it's not going to happen over night.
_________________________
"It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."- Ronald Reagan


Top
#283361 - 09/06/06 01:52 PM Re: High kicks [Re: clmibb]
Zombie Zero Offline
Compliance & Liability
Veteran

Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 1993
Loc: Lorton, VA
There are a lot of intense KO's in that clip, but the video also shows how difficult it can be to maintain balance after making contact.

Top
#283362 - 09/08/06 08:22 AM Re: High kicks [Re: clmibb]
schanne Offline
breaks things

Registered: 02/18/04
Posts: 4370
Loc: Woodbury NJ
I have two kids and my flexibility is still the same?
Oh, you mean .......never mind.
_________________________
The way of the warrior does not include other ways... Miyamoto Musashi Schanne

Top
#283363 - 09/13/06 12:09 AM Re: High kicks [Re: schanne]
oldman Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/28/04
Posts: 5884

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >






Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Stun Guns
Variety of stun gun devices for your protection

Buy Pepper Spray
Worry about your family when you’re not around? Visit us today to protect everything you value.

Koryu.com
Accurate information on the ancient martial traditions of the Japanese samurai

C2 Taser
Protect yourself and loved ones from CRIME with the latest C2 Taser citizen model. Very effective.

 

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga