Mae geri - Front kick with ball of foot

By Yossi Sheriff

Mae geri (בעיטה קדמית)- Front kick with ball of foot, uses a fast whipping motion combined with an assistance of the whole center of the body to hit the body of the opponent. In many Ninjutsu kata it is aimed effectively to hit the crotch.

Video of Mae geri - using yoko aruki

Description of Mae geri - Front kick with ball of foot

This kick incorporates speed over strength. The kicking leg is "whipped" at the opponent. The foot hits the opponent with the ball of the foot. This kick is very effective done with both legs (front and back) and when used in combination with other strikes.

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Semantic values

Is similar to Ponteira

Meta perspectives

This technique incorporates these attributes of Meta Perspectives:

  1. Beginner level of expertise