How To Counter Spinning Kicks

How To Counter Spinning Kicks – Taekwondo Sparring

This page looks at how to counter or defend against an opponent who is using a spinning hook kick during Taekwondo sparring. Since spinning hook kicks are often used kick in Taekwondo sparring because they are awarded more points (i.e. turning kick & head kick), students need to practice countering & scoring against these kicks. Below are a wide variety of defense that can be used against a spinning hook kick.

For additional sparring techniques, please visit the Black Belt Wiki’s section on Taekwondo Sparring.

Instructional Video on Defenses Against Spinning Hook Kicks

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