Martial Arts Tricking, Known simply as tricking, is the training discipline that combines martial arts kicks with flips and twists from gymnastics as well as many dance moves and styles from breakdancing. It aims to achieve an aesthetic display of different combinations of “tricks”. Tricking practicioners are commonly referred to as trickers or tricksters, and can come from various martial arts backgrounds.
Students start learning tricking at XSAMA when they are Yellow Belts. Students learn in a progression system starting with basic kicks and tumbling and move up to elite level tricks that combine skills taught in our martial arts classes and tumbling classes. Examples of these tricks are: