- Kicks must be executed by raising and lowering the working leg with control.
- The body must remain firm by engaging core muscles. Do not cave the chest or push the pelvis forward.
- Hips must remain level. Do not lift the hip of the working leg.
- Both legs must be remain straight throughout the movement. Do not bend the knee of the supporting leg.
- Both legs and feet must be turned out, toes pointed on the working leg.
- Keep shoulders back and neck elongated.
- For front kicks the working leg should be directly in front of the same shoulder.
- For corner kicks, the leg points to the incline – 45 degrees from front. Ensure the heel is under and leg turned out.
- For side kicks, the leg should be back in line with the body, pointing directly to the side – 90 degrees from front, with the leg turned out and knee on top.
For fan kicks, it’s imperative that the supporting knee stays straight and the body doesn’t cave in.