Though there aren’t necessarily any strikes you want to find yourself on the receiving end of, one of the most devastating attacks relates to kicking as legs are not only powerful but have range far beyond that of a punch or elbow-strike. However, if a fighter is well-prepared, any stand-up assault can be dealt with or countered.

This MMATraining Technique of the Day will provide some instruction on how to catch kicks as well as what can be done offensively to make an opponent pay for throwing them.