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Tag Archives: Spinning Back Kick

The spinning back kick is only occasionally used because it is based on surprise and opportunity. A fighter spins around in 180 degrees to throw a back kick straight into an opponent's midsection. The purpose of the kick is to knock the wind out the opponent or break one of his ribs.

Bill Wallace: Are Your Favorite Martial Arts Moves Overrated When Used as Self-Defense Techniques?

Monday, September 29th, 2014

The former kickboxing champion and Black Belt Hall of Fame member outlines his expert perspective for you in this informative commentary!
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What Do MMA, Pro Wrestling and Traditional Martial Arts Have in Common?

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

I had never seen anyone quite like Ken Shamrock, who at 6 feet 1 inch tall and 217 pounds handily dropped opponent after opponent in World Wrestling Entertainment (then World Wrestling Federation) matches. An Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran, Ken Shamrock brought a unique style to the pro-wrestling milieu in 1997, combining wrestling with martial arts
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