Justin Ortiz - Defense Against a Round Kick - Open Stance
Point Fighting • 1m 54s
Lead with the back leg on a side step to avoid the round kick. A check with the opposite hand will block the kick and set up a scoring reverse punch.
Defense | Sparring | Point Karate | Sport Karate | Point Fighting
Up Next in Point Fighting
Justin Ortiz - Defense Against a Roun...
This technique, known as a check, will prevent the round kick from landing. You can also defend the round kick with a well-timed step, but continue to use the check just be sure the kick doesn't land.
Kicking | Sparring | Point Karate | Sport Karate | Point Fighting | Defense
Christine Rodrigues - Defensive Side ...
The defensive side kick is extremely important for stopping blitz techniques. Learn a few great drills to develop this kick.
Sparring | Kicking | Timing | Reaction | Point Fighting | Side Kick | Defense | Point Karate | Point Sparring | Partner Drill | Pad Drill
Michael Kramp - Reaction Rope
This drill can also be used for sparring, but in its most basic form helps to build agility and fast reaction time.
Kids | Games | Mobility | Sparring | Agility | Foot Work