If you occupy your opponents foot space then you can interfere with the footwork that they need to use for strikes. This will either force them to take a longer step around your foot, or gives you the opportunity to break your opponents root.The issue is what will you do with it when you have occupied your opponent's space.
Yes, these show up in our dummy and weapons forms. although they are referenced in the 3 hand formsOne will need to train at least 4 basic leg skills to attack his opponent's
- right leg from outside.
- right leg from inside.
- left leg from inside.
- left leg from outside.
Now we get into the 4 sides principles.