In this martial arts how-to video, learn how to do an uppercut from martial arts instructor and action director, Mike Chat. The uppercut requires a strong stance and a pop of the shoulder. This movement can be a little tricky. As a professional stunt performer, Mike explains how to create leverage with your elbow and master the uppercut in your martial arts training.
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.
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