Martial Arts Kicking Height Test
Learn the height you should kick at or risk injury.
Balance and Stability for kicking video that will improve kicking speed, power, and control is yours.
We shows techniques to increase the height of the side kick.
Work the techniques in the order shown. Master each exercise in progression. Do start the later part of the video which involves stretching and strengthning in extended length of the muscles, before strengthing and conditioning.
This also helps for a high roundhouse kick and for a high hook kick Korean Martial Arts and other martial arts as well.
- Tae Kwon Do
Also learn how to develop power in a side kick for a powerful side kick. Powerful front kick, strong and power rouhouse kick and powerful hook kick.
Speed of kicking technique is also develop.
This is a program for the kicking height for all 3 side line kicks:
Kicking height of the side line kicks, depends on the flexibility of the supporting leg or standing leg. In order to throw a high kick, the kicking side of the pelvis must tilt up. If the pelvic does not tilt, the kicking hip abduct no more than 45 degrees.
This means that a kick will be thrown no higher than the knee. Even a kick to the groin requires 90 degrees abduction. (Abduction is lifting of the leg to the side) So the pelvic position must change. Once the pelvis moves, the flexibility of the supporting leg comes into play. Of course not just flexibility, but also strength.
This program presents a very short and the point method of developing kicking height. There are 3 careful selected Zaichik Stretching Technique for flexibility. (Formerly called Kinesiological Stretching Techniques).
Each one takes just few seconds to complete per round. Together these techniques develop super fast flexibility. Combined with extended length conditioning strength technique, the body quickly develops the range of motion for high kicks.
How to test if you need this program
- Do a side kick. Place the foot on the wall. Drop your body in the opposite direction. (Away from the wall and away from the kick)
Does your kicking foot travel much higher, if the torso is dropped away?
Or does your kicking foot can’t go any higher, with torso dropped?
If your foot does not go higher. You need supporting leg flexibility and strength, taught in this program.