Rick Tew's NinjaGym Online Flat Fall Back Lesson

Flat Fall Back

How to do a Flat Fall Back in the Martial Arts

An exercise developed to teach the student to fall backward or against walls, landing or hitting with minimum injury.

Extend one leg sitting on the rear heel

Naturally rock back keep the head up slap both arms down to break the fall.

Cross the arms above the face and bring the rear foot against the leading thigh

Apply kicks (front, low sweep, side)

Reverse roll coming up in a protective stance


  • Used while defending back against walls or ground.

If you haven’t done so already, please read Rick Tew’s Intro to Martial Art Rolls and Falls by following the link below:

Martial Art Rolls and Falls

by Rick Tew

NinjaGym Martial Arts & Fitness Home Study Program

Learn Martial Arts Online with our Martial Art Home Study Program and Ninja Training – Black Belt Distance Learning Course!

NinjaGym Martial Arts Home Study Program

About the author:

Rick Tew is an internationally acclaimed Sensei or teacher in the martial arts and founder of CMS – College of Martial Science and NinjaGym. He runs Live-In Short and Long term Martial Arts Training and Adventure Camps in California and Thailand.

Utilizing the martial arts as a gateway to excellence, he created his personal development programs. His courses are for everyone who wants to integrate mind, body, and spirit to access his or her true potential.

Rick Tew’s Winjitsu, The Mental Martial Art System for Success, has helped his students to overcome their fear and become successful in what they love and passionate about.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Scroll to Top