Entering the Matrix: How to Lean Back & Counter

Entering the Matrix: How to Lean Back & Counter

Instructor: Paul Banasiak
Featured Fighters: Kru Bao / Nicolo Radice


Breakdown & Drill: Lean Back and Counter Kick

Skills Trained:

  • Entering the Matrix and Leaning Back Kicks
  • Building the Instinct to Lean Back
  • Instinct to Counter Kick After the Lean Back

Goal: To learn how to lean back when kicks begin to hit your body or head. To add a new drill that will build your lean back technique and reflexes on the heavy bag. To efficiently position yourself for a counter at the end of the lean back technique.

Real World Application: Making your opponent miss when they kick at your shoulder or head with the lean back and countering back with the body kick.

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