Tobi geri taihen - Jumping front kick

By Yossi Sheriff

Tobi geri taihen, Jumping front kick, Sokuyaku Ken, is very powerful kick when it impacts with the opponent due to the force brought by the forward momentum - but it might be slow and difficult to perform successfully - as a skilled opponent will be able to dodge it easily without some kind of a preliminary strike.


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Description of Tobi geri taihen - Jumping front kick

To perform this kick: jump forwards while raising the front knee and release it the same way as a push kick- with the momentum of the entire body put into the strike. This force is added to the already considerable momentum caused by the jump - which makes the kick very powerful even if it doesn't knock the opponent down, the power of the kick will push him backwards. This kick is meant to hit the torso or the face of an opponent.

Meta perspectives

This technique incorporates these attributes of Meta Perspectives:

  1. Beginner level of expertise

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