dereck the reason i want to split, is so that i can in normal fighting position and do a roundhouse kick head hight, normally i only get to around rib height. The way i do it currently, to get to someones head is to pivot my whole body at an angle, at about 45 degrees, resulting in me kicking against the head.

Advantage: You dont need to be able to split
Disadvantage: You are extremely off balance, and its rather slow...
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