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scissors kickor scissor kick
A movement in which the legs are moved widely apart and brought together like scissors, usually along the body's longitudinal axis, especially:
a. A swimming kick having this form, used mainly in sidestroke.
b. A bicycle kick in soccer.
c. A midair kick in martial arts in which the feet are directed in different directions, especially to the sides.
1. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a type of swimming kick used esp in the sidestroke, in which one leg is moved forward and the other bent back and they are then brought together again in a scissor-like action
2. (Soccer) football a kick in which the player leaps into the air raising one leg and brings up his other leg to kick the ball
a swimmer's scissorlike motion of the legs, as in the sidestroke.
One leg moves forward as the other bends back; they then come together in a scissors-like action.
n (Swimming, Ftbl) → Scherenschlag m