Δευτέρα, 5 Μαρτίου 2018

Countering the oblique kick #2


The oblique kick targets an opponent’s knee and is one of Jon Jones' trademark moves

Another option from a Muay Thai perspective  is for a fighter to attack the supporting leg with their right foot:

 The problem with the oblique kick is that the supporting foot is in no position to absorb the low kick or block it. Unlike in the sequence above, if a fighter can time the oblique kick and hit the supporting leg at the same time they could potentially injure their opponent’s knee.