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Increase Fumikomi Power

by Gabriel Paredes
(Lima-Peru)

I want to know how to improve my push off in Kendo. I mean the impulse of the fumikomi.


Answer: To increase the power/impulse of fumikomi, you need to work on not only the kick of your left foot but also the pulling-up motion by your right foot.

Many people tend to use the right foot only to make a huge bang noise. But the right foot is very important to increase the force created by the kick of the left foot. There are a few articles dedicated to fumikomi:

First Time Fumikomi? Learn it step by step

Fumikomi mechanism
How to practice Fumikomi

After reading the articles and have more questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Hope these help.

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