One side of leg is grounded and other side of leg is expanded, downward grounding and outward kicking.
The Heel Kick a common posture found in t’ai chi ch’uan. the other hand (in this case the left one) extended in the same fashion as the other, but looking forward following the line drawed by the extended leg; Both hand are open in full palms.The Heel Kick an easy posture to learn from beginners. The only complication may be the equilibrium that requires.
Tai Chi Kung Heel kick
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Balance, poise and coordination are the words most people use to describe Yang-style tai chi chuan’s kicking techniques. … Only two of Yang’s direct martial art disciples are still living — one in China and one in Hong Kong. … Because tai chi is a close-range grap- Doc-Fai Wong demonstrates a tai chi heel kick (1), then shows (2) the kick’s application against an opponent, delivering it to his foe’s hip.