Superman Punch

Superman punch is a technique where a fighter moves his rear leg forward (faking a kick), then snapping it back while throwing a cross punch and using his front leg to lunge his body forward. It is one of the signature moves of George Saint Pierre(GSP), and is is also the finisher of Roman Reigns.


For a the superman punch to be effective/powerful, the fighter should be able to use all of the vectors(forces) applied in his movement effectively. When executing a superman punch, the body travels in a parabolic path and for it to be powerful, the fighter should be able to land his punch in the direction of the tangent line because it indicates the direction where his body is heading, thus making his superman punch more effective.



The Mathematics of Martial Arts (Tityik Wong and James Lee)