the recovery leg after the butt kick, recovers due to the natural “slingshot” effect your leg makes after the butt kick, or you don´t have to exagerate the butt kick and make some effort in bringing your leg frontwards?
You shouldnt have to force anything.
dlive is right, you shouldn’t force anything. A cue that I have often heard on this forum is “stepping over.” Personally, I find that thinking about lifting my foot forward helps me out because it reduces my natural tendency to want to push through and beyond BDC.
what is BDC?
Bottom dead center
The forward propulsion of the swing leg is determined by prior ground forces during the support phase.