Robert CORK Kallen

Brick Smashing


Breaking boards is a common practice in martial arts and is often used as a way to demonstrate strength, power, and focus. 

What is board breaking?

Board breaking is a technique used in martial arts to demonstrate strength and focus. It involves breaking a board or other object using a strike or kick. Board breaking is often used in demonstrations and competitions to show off a martial artist’s skill and strength.

How to break a board

Breaking a board requires proper technique, focus, and practice. Here are some tips on how to break a board effectively:

Choose the right board: The type of board you use will depend on your skill level and the technique you plan to use. Beginners should start with thinner boards, while more advanced martial artists can use thicker boards.

Use proper technique: Proper technique is essential for breaking a board. Make sure you have the correct stance and that your strike or kick is executed with proper form.

Focus your energy: Focus your energy on the point of impact. Visualize the board breaking before you strike it.

Follow through: Follow through with your strike or kick. Don’t stop when you make contact with the board.

Practice: Practice makes perfect. Start with thinner boards and work your way up to thicker ones as you improve your technique.


Board breaking is an impressive feat that requires skill, focus, and practice. By following these tips, you can learn how to break boards effectively and safely. Remember to always use proper technique and focus your energy on the point of impact.

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