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Most Dangerous Taekwondo Kicks

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One thing that the martial arts of Tae kwon do is known for is their Ariel and powerful kicks!  From the low sweeps to the aerial flying side kick they are all enjoyable to watch and even better when you can see them in a match, fight, or while sparring.  We realize that other martial art disciplines have similar style kicks with various names but Taekwondo and is known for it’s powerful kicks.

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1, Front Kick (Ap Chaki)

The Front Kick is used for targets directly in front of you and is one of the first kicking techniques learned in TaeKwonDo. Performed correctly, it’s among the most powerful.

Front Kick

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Front Kick

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Front Kick

(Rear View)

2, Side Kick (yup chagi)

Require less flexibility to reach head height than any other standing kick. However, they need much greater strength and precision to be used effectively in anything but a rough, pushing strike such as that employed by other push kicks.

Side Kick

Side View

Side Kick

Front View

Side Kick

Rear View

3, Back (spin) kick (dwi chagi)

Back (spin) kicks are directed backward keeping the kicking leg close to the standing leg and using the heel as a striking surface.

Front Kick

Side View

Front Kick

Front View

Front Kick

Rear View

4, Flying Kick (nalla chagi)

A Flying Kick, in martial arts, is a general description of kicks that involve a running start, jump, then a kick in mid-air.

Flying Kick

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Flying Kick

Front View

Flying Kick

Rear View

5, Low Kicks (goollruh chagi)

Low Kicks are the most feared kicks as they normally results in a heel coming in contact with your crouch at a very high velocity.

Low Kicks

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Low Kicks

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Low Kicks

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