Hello everybody, i used to take martial arts as a kid, but ended up quitting due to financial difficulties in general as a kid, and now as a grown up who can afford his own classes, i was considering taking martial arts to keep my body healthy, and learn something new. But to be honest, when it comes to martial arts, i know its about using your entire body, but could any name a martial arts that involves primarily kicking, I've always found any martial arts, whether it TV, or a video, or a tournament, to be incredibly interesting when it comes to using your legs as a weapon as such. If anyone could point me in the right direction, i'd appreciate it.
Loc: Northern California, USA
Any of the Korean Arts would be worth looking into when it comes to kicks. It seems the Koreans systems all favor kicks more than most other arts. Taekwondo in particular.
I am partial towards Olympic style TKD they train they kicks so you can use them sparring. However be warned their sparring ignores hand strikes. So if your looking for more realism in sparring will have to supplement your training with something like boxing.
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