Achieving Kicking Excellence: Crescent 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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
45-degree angle ankle approximately a 45-degree Arc Foot Position Arc Front View Arc Side View Back Leg Crescent ball base foot base leg foot base leg knee base leg side Begin Arc body remaining closer bone bring your kicking calcaneus correct degree angle End of Arc entire base leg entire body entire kick executing a Crescent executing the kick extensor digitorum longus Eye contact facing at approximately faster feet femur fibula Fighting Position flexes hands heel hips Karate kicking foot kicking leg side Kodansha lead leg lead shoulder lean back slightly Leg Crescent Kick level Path motion Path of Trajectory Peak of Arc peroneus brevis photograph number protect your head punch rear foot rectus femoris remain in contact remain slightly remain straight Return to Fighting rigid Spin Crescent Kick straight and level stretching target area thigh throughout the entire tibia upper body utilizing vastus medialis vital or vulnerable weight