Taekwondo Sparring – Side Kick

Taekwondo Sparring – How To Use A Side Kick

This page provides details on how to use a side kick during Taekwondo sparring matches. However, be aware that side kicks are not used often in Taekwondo sparring matches as they tend to be powerful but slower kicks.

Sparring is a key element of Taekwondo as it teaches basic self-defense skills, reduces the fear of being hit by an opponent, improves agility, etc. Taekwondo sparring is also an Olympic sport.

To learn other sparring techniques, please visit our main Taekwondo Sparring page.

Instructional Video for Taekwondo Sparring Side Kicks