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