How to Counter Using a Crescent Kick Combination – Taekwondo Sparring – Sang H. Kim

How to Counter Using a Crescent Kick Combination – Taekwondo Sparring – Sang H. Kim


Technique number 15 is block, punch,
crescent kick combination at closed stance against rear leg attack. The Korean term is Makko Jirugo Ahn Hooryo Chagi. Makki is blocking. Jirugi is
punching. Ahn Hooryo Chagi is inside crescent kick. The first step is to cut off your opponent’s attack by blocking and punching. The second step is to do a crescent kick to the face. But at this time you must be sensitive to the distance and the angle of your position which is relative to the
opponent’s movement. The primary target is the head. In competition if your opponent tries to clinch you put your both hands on his body to stop him from
getting close to you and lean your body slightly backward then do the crescent kick in an angular way.

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