kickboxing/muay thai

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  1. faijaii

    faijaii White Belt

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    why doesn't anyone use a lot of switch kicks? is it telegraphed?
     
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    Pretty much.
     
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    Danny T Senior Master

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    There is a time and place for them. When set up properly they can be effective. To just switch kick for the sake of it is not a good tactic unless it is being use as a setup for something else.
     
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    would it be bertter to just throw a regular lead leg kick to the body? or is a switch kick better for that? (in most cases)
     
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    It depends on the situation. There isn't a set moment where you should use either; only when it feels right. Don't overcomplicated your approach by using a switch kick, when a normal kick will do the exact same job, but faster.
     
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    i think my switch kick is faster than my lead kick.. or am i imagining this? lol. its weird i tried it out.
     
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    bump
     
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    You're either imagining it, or have a really slow lead kick
     

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