A strike is an attack with some part of the human body upon an opponent. There are many different types of strikes. In this techniques topics, a strike is considered any type of strike other than a punch or kick.
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A strike is a directed physical attack with either an inanimate object (such as a weapon) or with a part of the human body intended to cause blunt trauma or penetrating trauma upon an opponent. There are many different varieties of strikes. An attack with the hand closed into a fist is called a punch; an attack with the leg or foot is referred to as a kick; and an attack with the head is called a headbutt. There are also other variations employed in martial arts andcombat sports.