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.
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This teaching/training tip is very helpful in reminding us to always keep our goals in mind when training or teaching a class. This can be done in four simple steps: introduce, demonstrate, explain, and apply, or IDEA for short.
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The tornado kick is an exciting move that is typically only used for demonstration. However, with the proper set up and timing it can be an effective sparring technique as well.
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