How-To Do a Hook Punch for Movies


Did you know hook punches are performed differently on film? Learn how to do a hook punch in movies from martial arts instructor and action director, Mike Chat. As a professional stunt performer, Mike instructs you to lock the elbow and come across to create an exaggerated hook punch while in your fighting position. Remember, you would never use this on the street---just to get those good camera angles.

Michael Chaturantabut or Mike Chat is a Thai/Thai Chinese-American actor and stuntman, best known for his role as Chad Lee, the Blue Ranger in Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. He was born in Rayong Province, Thailand, and is the owner of XMA (Extreme Martial Arts). Chat represents a new wave of Kung Fu, with over 14 years of experience, combining Okinawan Shorei-Ryu as a 4th degree black belt, Tae Kwon Do, Chinese Wushu, Kickboxing, yoga, ballet, dance, and acrobatics. Mike was inducted in the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 1992 and has captured over 50 National and International Forms and Weapons Championships.

Check out Mike Chat's profile to learn more about the stunt professional.

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