KHAN 5 ELBOWING

Defending Elbow

As the joint between the upper arm and lower arm the elbow is an extremely powerful weapon. It is solid and very pointed. It can be your secret weapon and cause your opponent serious injury to pass out, given an appropriate move that is precise, strong, fast and on target. The art of elbow work consists of a variety of forms, such as hitting, cutting, wiping and slanting. Before applying your elbow work in practice with your sparring partner, you need to understand it theoretically in order to prevent possible injury and accident. Each item of elbow work is precisely described step-by-step, with animated illustrations and useful tips to ensure clear understanding and visualization.