Karate's Ashi Barai or Foot Sweep Kick

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Karate's Ashi Barai or Foot Sweep Kick

This page will help you learn Karate's Ashi Barai (or Foot Sweep Kick). For additional Karate kicking techniques, visit our main Karate Kicks page. A foot sweep is useful for knocking an opponent off balance or to the ground.

For instructions on different kicks used by other martial arts styles, please visit our main Kicking Techniques page.

Instructional Video on Karate's Ashi Barai (Foot Sweep Kick)

A Variety of Different Uses for Karate's Ashi Barai (Foot Sweep Kick)

YouTube Video of Lyoto Machida using a Karate Ashi Barai (Foot Sweep Kick)

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