Stop Kick

Stop Kick – Martial Arts

This page provides details on the martial arts “Stop Kick”. This technique is also called a “Foot Block” by some martial arts styles.

This kick is often used to block or impede an opponent’s kick or knee strike. With this technique, a martial artist will use the bottom of their foot to “stop” the opponent by blocking the forward momentum of the opponent’s foot, knee or thigh. This kick is used by many different martial arts styles. However, it is most associated with Chinese martial arts such as Wing Chun.

For instructions on different martial arts kicks (i.e. spinning hook kick), please visit the main Martial Arts Kicking Techniques page.

Martial Arts Stop Kick