Low Spinning Heel Kick or Low Spinning Sweep Kick
This page provides details on the Low Spinning Heel Kick or Low Spinning Sweep Kick. This martial arts kick is used in order to sweep an opponent off their feet. Given its difficultly to execute and flashy nature, you will more often see the low spinning heel kick used in martial arts movies and martial arts demonstrations. It is very rarely used in self-defense situations and sparring matches.
For information on other martial arts kicks (i.e. axe kick or spinning hook kick), please visit the main Martial Arts Kicking Techniques section. Students should only practice martial arts kicking techniques under the supervision of a trained martial arts instructor.
Hapkido – Spinning Heel Kick
Spinning Heel Kick
Instructional Karate Video – Low Spinning Heel Kick