Sokutei Harai Geri – Sole of Foot Swing Kick

Sokutei Harai Geri

Sokutei Harai Geri

Sokutei Harai Geri is a kick executed with the sole of the foot with the objective to take the opponent down. I has to be applied to the back of the foot for better results.

This is one of those techniques you can use in Kumite, it is recommended to use it followed by another technique, this will distract your opponent and then you will be able to take him to the ground with this kick.

Sokutei Harai Geri against a Kick

In Kumite you can apply this technique easily against a Mawashi geri, because all the weight is on one leg then a single kick to the supporting leg will take your opponent to the ground on the spot.

Karate Techniques

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