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Mastering the Side Kick in Taekwondo

Though the side kick is often presented early on in martial arts curricula, it is rarely mastered until later on in a student’s training. That’s because side kicks involve a complicated set of movements that that have to be coordinated through practice over time. If you break the side kick down into its component parts, […]

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Perfecting Your Jump Side Kicks

Though similar to jump front kicks, the jump side kick is a little more risky and just slightly more complicated. What makes the jump side kick risky is the fact that you have to pivot your floor foot in the air, landing with the heel of this foot facing your target. The importance of turning the […]

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