A BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CHINESE WUSHU SANDA SIDE-KICK AS PERFORMED BY ELITE MALE WUSHU SANDA COMPETITORS
Keywords: wushu sanda, side kick
AbstractThis study was designed to clarify the underlying principles of Wushu Sanda in order to improve the quality of the Wushu Sanda side-kick. The research involved critical review of reference materials, interviews and 3-D video biomechanical analysis. The findings have important applications for improving the quality of both Wushu Sanda instruction and Wushu Sanda coaching; additionally, they provide an important theoretical reference in the field of martial arts.
Coaching and Sports Activities
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