Achieving Kicking Excellence: Hatchet Kick
Chikara Kan, Inc., Jan 1, 2005 - 200 pages
The exact reason why you have decided to begin utilizing the kicking skills taught in this book depends upon your own personal needs and interests. You may enjoy it because of the stress reduction and physical fitness benefits, or simply because you enjoy the physical challenge that kicking correctly presents. While others enjoy the sporting, or competition aspects of the tournament arena.However, for most people, their primary reason for practicing these kicking skills is for self-defense. Regardless of the reason, the materials presented in this book are beneficial to anyone who wants to improve their kicking ability, whether it is the martial artist, tournament competitor, aerobic kickboxing enthusiast, or the self-defense advocate.While the book and the material presented within it are invaluable to the individual who does not have the opportunity to learn in a formal setting, it is also a tremendous benefit to those who are fortunate enough to have access to a qualified and competent instructor. A privilege and an honor one should never take for granted.
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Basic Anatomy of the Hatchet Kick
Warm Up and Stretching
Variations of the Turning Hatchet Kick
Training and Practice Methods
Trouble Shooting Guide
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45-degree angle ankle Axe Kick back straight ball base leg foot begin to initiate Begin Trajectory bone bring your kicking calcaneus correctly End of Trajectory entire body entire kick execute your kick executing a Hatchet executing the kick extensor digitorum longus extensor hallucis longus faster feet femur fibula Fighting Position Front flexes Foot Position Note forward gluteus maximus ground hands head heel hips hop/slide Keep your back kicking foot kicking leg foot kicking leg shoulder kicking paddle kicking skills lower leg motion Off-Set Peak of Trajectory Perform this exercise peroneus peroneus brevis Peroneus Tertius pivoting Position Side View practice primary kick punch rear foot rectus femoris remains straight Return to Fighting Roundhouse Kick squat starting position stretching strike your opponent striking implement target area thigh throughout the entire tibia toes training partner Trajectory Front View Trajectory Side View Turning Hatchet Kick upper body utilize vital or vulnerable vulnerable point weight