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
Axe Kick Counter to a Spinning Kick
Roundhouse Kick Counter to a Spinning Kick
Back Kick Counter to a Spinning Kick