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Offline Patrick Witbrod

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Getting feet up
« on: February 27, 2012, 05:07:22 PM »
So I've been working on kongs for a while and I'm ok but I'll never be able to get the distance I want without fixing my feet.

 I understand the difference between a punch and a split foot take off but I can't get my feet up. Some people I've seen can get their feet almost 45 degrees from their head. Mine can't go beyond maybe 15-20 at best. What can I do to get my feet up?

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Re: Getting feet up
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2012, 05:48:02 PM »
can you put up a vid of a couple of your kongs.
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Re: Getting feet up
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2012, 06:05:35 PM »
Probably tomorrow night. I've got a big trip coming up to either a castle



or the city Museum in St. Louis http://www.citymuseum.org/site/ on Thursday so I'm trying to take it easy.

I'll get some up tomorrow. 

 

Offline Joseph Troy

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Re: Getting feet up
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2012, 11:06:20 PM »
I can't really give specific thoughts without a video to assess but my general advice would be to raise your hips. Aim to dive and have your hips head level or higher; the legs, and by extension the feet, should follow.
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Re: Getting feet up
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2012, 11:34:06 PM »
try split legging the take off and kick one heel like your gonna kick your head
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