The Left Elbow Lead
Hold the knife tightly in your right hand which is pressed against your stomach. Your right elbow is held close to your body.
Keep a bent left elbow over the blade. Use your left hand to ward off blows, to push his arms away, to strike him or to pull him into the dagger. Always try to pull your enemy into the dagger as you thrust at him. Thrust up. As you thrust, turn the blade horizontal.'(Here it is vertical for visibility).
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