In the movie “Kickboxer,” Jean-Claude Van Damme’s character, Kurt Sloane, undergoes intense training to avenge his brother’s injury at the hands of a brutal Thai kickboxing champion. As part of his grueling training regimen, Kurt is instructed to kick a towering tree to condition and strengthen his legs. Initially struggling with the challenge, he gradually hones his skills and resilience, ultimately mastering the technique. The scene of Van Damme repeatedly kicking the tree showcases his dedication, determination, and transformation into a skilled martial artist, setting the stage for his ultimate showdown in the ring.
June 4, 2020