Kekomi

Thrust, thrusting movement. Most commonly used to refer to Geri (kicking) techniques, in contrast to Keage (snapping).

A Kekomi Geri technique comes from the knee pushing in behind the kick, creating the thrusting motion. A Keage Geri technique comes from the knee leading the kick, throwing the kick out fast and creating the snapping motion. It is possible (but very difficult) for a kick to be both Keage and Kekomi.

Pronounced: key-koe-me

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