Hip Thigh Throw LR

• position the feet approximately shoulder width apart, and face your opponent at a distance apart that will allow you to place your hand on the back of your opponent's neck without stretching

• place your left hand on the back of your opponent's neck (left hold)

place your right hand on the left elbow of your opponent move your left leg so as to position the leg in front of the opponent using your left arm and body, "push" your opponent's head downwards and forwards to the right over your left leg (where the head goes, the body will follow)

• use your body to facilitate the force behind the throw over the hip

• the figure is an extract from Talhoffer (plate 219), which depicts this classical throw

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