There are many reasons why people want to kick fast in martial art training. One of the reasons is to hit the opponent efficiently in order to win points in silat olahraga match. Many top silat exponents did not tell others on how they managed to kick fast in silat. But, many believe that in order to kick fast you need to have a good flexibility.
Thus, it is important to know how you can kick fast in silat. Here are three insider secrets that can help you to kick faster in silat;
1. Warm-up and stretching sessions should be between 30 – 45 minutes. In order to prepare your legs with vigorous activities during the silat training, you need to warm up both of your legs properly. Normally, the warm up session begin after the bunga silat training. But, it is better for you to start the warm up session earlier even before the coach arrives.
2. Kick faster not harder. If you are the beginner, you need to train how to kick correctly first. Then you need to train on how to kick faster by double the amount of kicks for every kicking session. You also can use stopwatch to count the number of kicks in 10, 20 or even 30 seconds.
3. Double the kick on weaker leg. No doubts that many silat exponents like to rely on their stronger leg. But, you should not be one of the statistics. You need to practise both legs in order to be a successful silat exponent. It is not easy but it is possible. What you need is just a simple formula. You need to double the amount of kicks for the weaker leg. This means for every 20 kicks with your dominant leg, you need to kick 40 times with your weaker leg. This formula helps many silat exponents to be able to improve their weaker leg speed and power.
The martial art training in silat emphasize on the ability of a person to master specific skills based on their own capability to cope with the silat training. However, most silat gurus will explain and determine your unique skills based on your achievement and ability in silat competition. The kicking technique is a perfect skill for you if your flexibility is good. However, if your flexibility is low it is time for you to find something that suite with your skills.