Yoko sokuto geri, side knee kick

By Yossi Sheriff

Video of sideways kick to the knee

Side kick to the knee, Yoko sokuto geri (בעיטה צידית לברך), is a Ninjutsu push kick to the area of the opponent's knee. The purpose of this kick is creating a tear in the medial or lateral ligaments of the knee.
This kick is used by many martial arts and self-defense systems.

Meta perspectives

This technique incorporates these attributes of Meta Perspectives:

  1. Beginner level of expertise