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Basic Kicks - Backward Floor Sweep Kick-full circle

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



Backward Floor Sweep Kick-full circle

This is a kick with the back of the leg by pivoting on the front foot while sweeping the back leg forward, then backward in a circle.

Wushu Basic Kicks - Backward Floor Sweep Kick-full circle
Wushu Basic Kicks - Backward Floor Sweep Kick-full circle

Drill: Start in a left Bow Stance and push forward with both palms (Figure 2-50). Squat down on your left leg and place your hands on the floor and sweep your right leg 360 degrees around (Figures 2-51 to 2-53). Stand up, hook your right hand back and extend your left hand forward (Figure 2-54). Bring your back foot forward next to your front foot, stand up, and bring your fists next to your waist. Repeat the kick across the training area. Then do the kick with the other leg.