TUTORIAL: How to throw a side push kick

By EVOLVE MMA - August 11, 2017

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation.

Kicking in mixed martial arts or Muay Thai is a very effective offensive tactic. First of all, it is extremely powerful, and if you can land clean, it can end fights very quickly. One of the most significantly powerful kicks in all of martial arts is the side push kick.

The side push kick can knock an opponent back or completely incapacitate them. It lands with so much force that even if an opponent has his guard up, it is still very effective. The side push kick can also be used in many situations, usually whichever is called for.

If you have ever wondered how to throw the side push kick, we have a video here today detailing the steps. Of course, only qualified instructors are able to give these types of tutorials. We have for you today Kru Yodteera Sityodtong, of Evolve MMA, who will show us the proper technique.

In this video, the Muay Thai master shows us how to properly throw and land the side push kick in Muay Thai.

Yodteera Sityodtong is one of the most skilled Muay Thai practitioners in the world

Striking is very important in the mixed martial arts game. When fighters start bouts on the feet, there is no choice but to throw leather. Sometimes, you just can’t avoid exchanging strikes at the center of the cage.

It is important to be able to enter the field of battle with all your weapons. You never know when they may come in handy. A side push kick is a great addition to the arsenal. If used correctly, it can mean the difference between victory and defeat.


Check out this video on how to throw a side push kick

This technique gives you the ability to add to and enhance your mixed martial arts weaponry, including improving your defense. Practice makes perfect, so give it a try and make sure you pay attention to proper technique!

EVOLVE MMA, located in Singapore, is one of the premier mixed martial arts gyms and destination training services in the world. Learn how to execute impressive maneuvers and pull off techniques the correct way at Evolve University.

Under the tutelage of some of the biggest names in martial arts, all world champions and experts in their chosen disciplines, you’ll be able to learn the intricacies of styles like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing and Wrestling, among others.

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