Instructions for the Downward Facing Dog Stretch - Yoga for Martial Arts Flexibility

Advertise on Wiki

Join this free martial arts wiki. Add info on Shotokan Kata, Taekwondo Forms, Kicks, Punches, Grappling, Aikido, Goju-Ryu, Krav Maga, Bo Staff, Kyokushin, etc. Talk with martial artists by joining our Wiki Community.

Wiki Revision Date - 02 Dec 2014 14:12

Instructions for the Downward Facing Dog Stretch - Yoga for Martial Arts Flexibility

This page provides details for the Downward Facing Dog Stretch. This classic Yoga stretch is used by martial arts students in order to loosen their back, spine, hamstrings, etc. This will help improve your overall flexibility and thus benefit areas such as the height and range of your martial arts kicks.

All stretches should be supervised by a trained instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized.

For additional martial arts stretches targeting other areas of the body, please visit the main Martial Arts Stretches or Yoga for Martial Arts sections.

Instructional Video for the Downward Facing Dog Stretch or Pose

Instructional Video for the Downward Facing Dog Stretch or Pose

Instructions for this Exercise

  • Members - Please add written step-by-step instructions here


Martial Arts - Books | DVDs | Kata | Shoes | Sparring

















Material on this wiki may not be copied or reproduced without the written approval of Black Belt Wiki.
All rights reserved. For other terms & conditions, please read our legal disclaimer. This site is for informational purposes only. All martial arts techniques and fitness exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. If you have had an injury or are in pain, please see a doctor before starting or continuing any martial arts and/or physical fitness program.


Martial Arts Gear