Yoko sokugyaku geri kekomi - Side push kick

By Yossi Sheriff

Yoko sokugyaku geri kekomi (בעיטת דחיפה צידית) is a kick that is used against multiple opponents and hits an opponent coming from the side.
The kick is very similar to the push kick in that it is very powerful and even an opponent who blocks it will probably be pushed back. That is the purpose of the kick- to keep its user from having to deal with multiple opponents at once. This technique is directed at the lower strenum.

Video of Side push kick

Description of the side push kick

While looking forward raise the knee of the same side in which an opponent is approaching- and release the kick pushing the pelvis forward, towards the opponent, hitting him with the heel.

Meta perspectives

This technique incorporates these attributes of Meta Perspectives:

  1. Beginner level of expertise