Kicking About – 2

Trying to maintain at least a 80:20 or more ratio between Orthodox & SouthPaw. If you notice, especially on the jumping kicks, my left hip doesn’t want to open causing the leg to ‘hang’ lower as a trailing...

Kicking About – 1

A random session where, feeling quite good through the hips and ankle thought I’d play with a bunch of kicks. Started with some (not all) variations in Round House Kicks. Played around with chamber control and the need for a high poised...

My Little Dragons

Awesome Online Attendance through Lockdown Naturally this is what a Martial Art’s father wants, his children to join in with his passion. At the time of writing this, Dylan (4) and Kara (2) both grasp kickboxing well. They stay focussed for the session and who’d have...

SandBags for Training

I love a good sandbag. These have a place in every gym, studio, PT’s car boot, physio’s room and even in your home living room. You can achieve every movement pattern with a sandbag. You can Squat, Lift, Press, Pull, Twist, Carry, Throw and even Punch. You can achieve...

Rotation in Jump Kicks

Here are two videos of similar combo kicks. Both are Jumping, Spin (Rotational) Kicks.  The first combination is a right rotational (RR) jump kick followed by a left rotational (LR) jump kick (Jump Spin Hook & Jumping Round House respectively). The energy...