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#313027 - 01/10/07 12:14 PM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: jonnyboxcutter]
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Thanks for all the replies. I'm in no way trying to say that the kick is useless, andif you like it and it works, use it by all means. Personally, I just don't see many uses for it, and certainly not enough for the kick to be trained significantly.

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#313028 - 01/10/07 06:32 PM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: Supremor]
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Unless you see the utility in this kick, you will not understand why this kick even exists. Suffice to say, this is one of my favourite kicks, one which I find has more utility than a front snap.... YMMV.

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#313029 - 01/11/07 12:53 AM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: eyrie]
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Unless you see the utility in this kick, you will not understand why this kick even exists. Suffice to say, this is one of my favourite kicks, one which I find has more utility than a front snap.... YMMV.




I love this kick also but to me the front kick is still the best! Well second best. The roundhouse is the best, that is of course my opinion.

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#313030 - 01/11/07 09:21 AM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: Supremor]
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Encyclopedia descriptions:

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Hope this helps.
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#313031 - 01/11/07 01:44 PM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: tkd_high_green]
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Probably another reason why I wouldn't use it, my body couldn't torque that way. Circular or linear basic kicks for me.
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#313032 - 01/11/07 03:32 PM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: BulldogTKD]
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Yes, but with front kicks & turning kicks, the opponent is usually in a different location that they would be, where a twisting kick should/can be utilized.

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#313033 - 01/13/07 02:48 AM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: ITFunity]
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Iím having a hard time with this ďis the bestĒ concept. If the opponent Iím facing does not offer something to hit with a front kick/round house/etc then what are they the best for??

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#313034 - 01/13/07 05:00 AM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: jonnyboxcutter]
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Angles... angles... angles...

If you're not in position or range to properly deliver a front/side/roundhouse, BUT you are just within range to deliver a twisting kick to the inside thigh, would you take it?

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#313035 - 01/13/07 11:17 AM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: eyrie]
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you are just within range to deliver a twisting kick to the inside thigh, would you take it?




If you read my above posts, hell yea I would take it. But I am not so much talking about this kick or any other really, just this concept of one kick being the best. I donít get itÖ

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#313036 - 01/15/07 08:59 AM Re: Twisting Kick? (bituro chagi) [Re: jonnyboxcutter]
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Quote:

Quote:

you are just within range to deliver a twisting kick to the inside thigh, would you take it?




If you read my above posts, hell yea I would take it. But I am not so much talking about this kick or any other really, just this concept of one kick being the best. I donít get itÖ

-JBC




To be fair, only BulldogTKD has mentioned the 'best' kicks...
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