Jean-Claude Van Damme

Van Damme How to Kick

Jean-Claude Van Damme Teaches How to Kick

by Tom Reynolds on June 3, 2011

Kicking is all about the knee.  It’s the secret, I’ll show you.

Jean-Claude Van Damme

This is a clip from a French documentary where Van Damme is showing an important principle that can be applied to any kick including the roundhouse, side and spinning back kick.

It’s surprising at how important this principle is. Getting your knee up (loading the kick as I was taught) is so critical to create power behind your kicks.

Whether you are training in traditional karate, kickboxing, or muay thai, if you want to learn how to kick with power you have to learn how to load your knee as Van Damme shows in this video.

Feel free to skip everything except 2:00 to 3:30.

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