Originally Posted by BearInTheClinch
Yah, I wasn't saying that the exercise wasn't important, I guess I phrased my responce wrong but my basic point was not to only rely on one thing, speed, to getyou past the opponents defences. Use all your options, Fients, Set Ups, Angles etc to score. My overall point being to make connecting with the attack the point of your training, not just how fast you can kick.
You're right, those are all component's of properly landing a roundhouse. But explosiveness is also key to landing one, as is endurance if you plan to attempt to do it more than once. Which is where this exercise comes into play.