Basic Kicks - Reverse Arch Kick

By Grandmaster Shou-Yu Liang and Master Wen-Ching Wu

Reverse Arch Kick

This is a kick with the sole of your foot backward.

48 Posture Taijiquan - Posture 1

Drill: Start with your feet together. Bend your knees slightly and swing your arms behind you (Figure 2-34). Straighten your legs and swing your arms forward, up, then back. At the same time, lift your right leg up behind you as high as you can (Figure 2-35). Bring your arms and foot down and repeat a few more times. Then do the other side.