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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Now in a closed stance, one can defend the side kick by quickly switching their stance before executing the swoop and swipe. The swoop being the scooping of the leg, and the swipe being a follow-up ridge hand.
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