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Niyuddha – Parshwa Paadh

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Parshwa Paadh



There are many Paadh (foot) application techniques (kicks) used in Niyuddha. All are applied from prayog siddha. Let us learn about very kick Urdhwa (front up) kick.

  • Bring the back leg forward lifting your knee so it is high above the knee of your standing leg.
  • Twist your standing leg so your foot is pointing outwards.
  • Snap your leg out hitting with either the base of your foot or its outside edge.
  • Bring it back in the same way.
  • Aim towards the surya chakra and if you can, under the chin or nose.
  • Keep your arm up as a guard at all times.



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