A compilation of one of the most beautiful/dangerous kicks being used effectively in Full-Contact Karate, Kickboxing, and MMA.
Aside from the Spinning Hook Kick, this one, in particular, led me to many knockouts.
The two main variations are the Front Roll (Tate Kaiten) and the Side Roll (Yoko Kaiten):
– The front roll is safer, makes you stand up while rolling and works like an Axe Kick.
– The side roll is riskier and only a select few people are capable of doing it properly in the air, but is extremely powerful and acts almost like an overpowered Spinning Hook Kick.
Wherever it hits, it will ALWAYS stagger the opponent.
The main flaw of this kick is when it doesn’t connect, as the sideways…