roundhouse kick


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roundhouse kick

A kick delivered in a semicircular motion or direction, as opposed to straight in front of the person delivering it. The MMA fighter was knocked out after catching a roundhouse kick directly to the side of his head. She ducked beneath the roundhouse kick and countered with a devastating uppercut.
See also: kick, roundhouse
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"There are very few exercises that engage so many of our core muscles collectively as throwing a roundhouse kick," says Ben Leonard-Kane, co-founder and trainer at London kickboxing studio Flykick (flykick.co.uk).
Not content with sunbathing or soaking up the sights, Gemma decided to entertain her fans by taking on the Bottle Cap Challenge - a viral game that sees people delivering a roundhouse kick to a bottle in order to knock its lid off.
The challenge sees people attempting to do a rotating kick or the roundhouse kick to the top of a bottle cap, thus twisting it off in the process.
Jordan Hunt, a hairstylist in Toronto, delivered a roundhouse kick on an unsuspecting woman at a Life Chain rally in Toronto.
Pacio, 23, delivered a highlight-reel victory by unleashing a high roundhouse kick that caught Saruta with a knee on the head and sent the latter landing straight on his face in the fourth round.
A STUDENT was left unconscious after being hit with what pals described as a "roundhouse kick" in an unprovoked attack in Middlesbrough.
In a ONE Super Series Muay Thai contest, Muay Thai superstar Petchdam Kaiyanghadao of Thailand made quick work of Kenny "The Pitbull" Tse of China, putting together a devastating showcase of his piston-like left roundhouse kick for fans in attendance.
He was noted as being a great tactician with a tremendous roundhouse kick, fast hands and amazing footwork.
No one is ever going to say farting really loudly while doing a roundhouse kick in a packed kickboxing class, or farting really loudly while doing a Downward-Facing Dog in a packed yoga class, or farting quietly at your desk and then someone coming over and having to pretend there's something smelly in the bin.
Muller corner Hamburg's Nicolai Muller won the Roaster of the Day award by a distance after crocking himself by attempting a roundhouse kick on the corner flag as he celebrated a goal.
Some guides run out and kung-fu fight the birds, and it seems the Chuck Norris roundhouse kick is most effective.
I'd prefer to watch Cage Worriers, with musclebound pugilists fretting about their lives: "I would take you down with a killer roundhouse kick but I've got a really important presentation to do at work next week, I'm not sure whether I locked the front door when I left the house, and global warming doesn't seem to be going away any time soon ..."
So by the time craggy old Gambon showed up as some shadowy eminence grise, whispering sinisterly about Banville down a secure phone line to some intelligence type in Washington DC, Fearless had capitulated and tossed the entire McCrory kitchen sink into the mix, only to then have it explode into a million porcelain pieces from a roundhouse kick delivered by Jason Bourne.
Roundhouse kick! Chuck Norris to stump for Ted Cruz, The Washington Post
In a roundhouse kick knee flexion angular velocity correlates significantly with impact force (Pearson, 1997).