Mike Chat, martial arts instructor and action director, describes how to do an uppercut in a movie or on TV. Over-extend the uppercut to go bigger on film. As a professional stunt performer, Mike explains in this martial arts tutorial how to perform the uppercut realistically, while exaggerating for the cameras.
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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