OLYMPIC TAEKWONDO SPARRING 101 - Chapter 4

Welcome to sparring 101, in this course you will learn everything that you need to know to be successful on Olympic style taekwondo sparring from very basic to advanced.
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CHAPTER 4: DEFENSIVE FOOTWORKS

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Episode 021

Proper use of feint step defensively

Now let’s talk about how to use feint step defensively in sparring. When your opponent is more aggressive than you, a simple deceptive movement can easily draw your opponent’s kick to create the chance to score.

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Episode 022

Proper use of hop step defensively

In this episode we are going to learn how to perform hop step backward and also learn how to prepare few different kicking position using rear foot, front foot and reverse kick such as back kick or reverse hook kick.

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Episode 023

Proper use of pivot step defensively

The pivot step is one of the most commonly used foot-work along with hop step in sparring. In order to complete your training in sparring, learning how to properly perform and use pivot step backward is vital.

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Episode 024

Proper use of double step defensively

In this episode, you are going to learn about double steps. For those offensive and aggressive opponents, you must prepare the situation by practice double steps.

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Episode 025

Switch feet

In this episode, you will learn when and how to use and perform switch feet in sparring. In details on using switch feet in sparring there are few things that you have to keep in mind.

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Episode 026

Proper use of hop side step defensively

This foot-work is essential in sparring especially when you face to someone who taller and/or aggressive than you. Let’s find out how you can use this foot-work effectively.

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Episode 027

Proper use of pivot side step defensively

This is one of the most important foot-work to counter attack against round house kick to your chest or facial area from open stance along with hop side step from closed stance.

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Episode 028

Proper use of jump side step defensively

Final episode regarding footwork, this step works best when timing is all a matter and also a best solution when you’re against a taller opponent, MUST know!!!