- Nov 7, 2017
- Reaction score
- Southeast U.S.
To the gravity question, no. Gravity effects everyone largely the same. There are factors like the specific gravity of muscle vs. fat but it is minimal.I can do the mechanics of some of the techniques but I can't stay off the ground, so it becomes only a step-in, not an actual lift-off.
Are there any strengthening exercises that makes you leap and kick in the air without being pulled by gravity down to the floor instantly?
Strength and coordination along with genetics play the Big roles. Yes, it is a temporal thing to a large degree. That said, any 30 year old should be able to become proficient at many of the kicks. Can you be more specific with the kicks you have in mind?
Study gymnast drills. That is where KTA and other demo teams learn a lot of what they do. But remember, most have been training since they were young kids.
Water things down and the same will work for the average MAist.