Flying Kick

A flying kick is a type of kick in certain martial arts and in martial-arts based gymnastics, with the particularity that the kick is delivered while in the air, specifically moving ("flying") into the opponent after a running start to gain forward momentum. In this sense a "flying kick" is a special case of a jump kick, any kick delivered in mid-air, i.e. with neither foot touching the ground.

Flying and jump kicks are taught in certain Asian martial arts, such as karate.

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Fist Of Fury (1972 Film) - Plot
... Chen beats up the man in anger and proceeds to smash the sign with a flying kick ... Chen sends Suzuki soaring out of the room with a flying kick and kills him, avenging his master ... the final scene, Chen charges and makes a flying kick at a line of armed soldiers as they open fire at him ...
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Flying Kick - Practicability and Purpose
... While the efficiency of a jump kick in combat sports or self-defense is highly debatable, the move is popular for demonstration purposeses, showing off the practitioner's skill and ... Flying kicks (regardless of concerns of utility) are considered among the martial arts techniques most difficult to perform correctly ... A 1991 essay dedicated to flying kicks in taekwondo cites trainer Yeon Hwan Park arguing that the main benefit of training flying kicks is "the transcending of mental barriers by overcoming physical challenges ...

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