Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pelvic Circles

Pelvic Circles: Stand in “A” Stance and circle your hips in a fluid motion, as if you were playing with a hula hoop. Sense the motion of the ball of your hip joints rotating in their sockets. Circle in both … Continue reading

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Knee Sweep

Knee Sweep: Bring one of your knees up and across your body and, with your opposite hand, push your knee and sweep it out to the side, as if you were stepping over a big box. Then lower your foot … Continue reading

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Back Kick

Back Kick: Pull your heel up and back toward your buttocks into Ready Position, then kick backward, in a motion similar to a mule kick. As you kick, keep the knee of your supporting leg unlocked and spring loaded, using … Continue reading

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Side Kick

Side Kick: Pull your heel up and back toward your buttocks as you did in Front Kick, into Ready Position. Then kick to the side, with the side of your thigh facing toward the ceiling. Keep the knee of your … Continue reading

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Front Kick

Front Kick: Lift your thigh, tucking your heel in toward your buttocks into Ready Position. Look in the direction you intend to kick, and with your hands at heart level and your palms flexed, kick your foot out and to the … Continue reading

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