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Elbow, Sword, Back Kick

  • Intermediate
  • Full Body

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Setup instructions

1) Stand in a split stance - left foot in front and pivot the right foot outwards slightly. Tilt your chin down and protect your face (defence position). Have a slight bend in both knees.

Perform instructions

1) Swing your right elbow forward in front of you (elbow).

2) Twist from the core and chop the air in front with your left arm. The elbow should be bent with your finger tips fully extended (sword)

3) Take a tiny step back with your left foot. Lean forward and kick behind you - look in the direction you're kicking. Come back to the starting position.

4) Repeat.

Note: each move should be a fluid motion. It's important to twist your body in the direction you're attacking.