UV4 – Techniques from Guard Position and fighting techniques – Defences against kicks – d1) and d2)

Against a direct front kick

d1) – Parry with the lead hand coming down towards the centre of the body and then out to the side with the palm of the hand facing outwards, at the same time making a step in the opposite direction with the rear foot. Counter attack immediately

d2) – Defence with the rear arm, driving the hand forward and down diagonally, so that the deflection of the kick is made with the forearm. Counter-attack immediately