Round Knee Strike

Round Knee Strike (Lateral or Horizontal Knee Strike)

This page provides details on how to do an effective round knee strike. This martial arts technique is also as a lateral knee strike, horizontal knee strike, curved knee strike, etc.

Knee strikes are used when you are too close to an opponent to use a regular kick. You will often see Mixed Martial Arts or Muay Thai fighters use knee strikes when they are grappling or clinching with an opponent.

For more instructions on different knee strikes, please visit our main Knee Strikes section.

Round Knee Strikes