Martial Arts Front Kick
This page provides details on how to do a martial arts front kick. While a front kick is a very basic kick, it is useful for self-defense situations such as kicking an attacker in the groin. Most basic front kicks either hit the target with either the top of the foot or the ball of the foot.
For more instructions on different martial arts kicks, please visit our main kicking techniques page. Students should only practice martial arts kicking techniques under the supervision of a trained martial arts instructor.
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Front Kick Variations
- Front Kick – Ball of Foot – Strikes target with ball of foot.
- Front Kick – Instep – Strikes target with top of foot.
- Double Front Kick or Jumping Double Front Kick
- Flying Front Kick
- Jumping Front Kick
- Skipping Front Kick or Hopping Front Kick, Sliding Front Kick, etc.
Martial Arts Instructional Video on Front Kicks
Taekwondo Instructional Video on Front Kicks
Krav Maga Instructional Video on an Advancing Front Kick