Flying Back Kick - Martial Arts Kicking Technique

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Flying Back Kick - Martial Arts Kicking Technique

This page provides details on how to do a martial arts flying back kick. This kick is an advanced version of the traditional back kick. This is a "running" version of the stationary Jumping Back Kick. In Taekwondo, the flying back kick is known as Twi-myo Dwi Chagi.

The flying back kick is a spectacular kick often used in demonstrations and breaking techniques. However, it is not a very effective self-defense kick. To learn about other martial arts kicks, please visit our main kicking techniques page.

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Flying Back Kick Instructions

  • The secret to the flying back kick is to kick up with your front kick in order to help you gain height as you start to twist.

Martial Arts Flying Back Kick


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