UV6 – c) c1), c1a) & c1b) c) The attacker must take at least 2 steps to be able to attack: 1) Against a downwards knife attack: a) Front kick to the body (solar plexus) using a sideways skip and kicking with the foot in the opposite direction of the knife. b) Step forward with the foot on the same side of the knife slightly on the outside of the downwards direction of the attack to bring the opposite foot in line with the centre of the body and kick to the solar plexus.