Another powerful close up strike. This time your elbow moves horizontally into your attackers head. To generate power for this strike, you must forcefully pivot your hips and shoulders in the direction of the opponent. The illustration opposite shows a combination attack, hitting the opponent with a left horizontal elbow strike quickly followed by a stnkc using the right elbow.
• The point of the elbow is solid and effective against the nose, throat, midsection (which includes the solar plexus) spleen and kidneys and the groin. Being so pointed it's really great for digging into your opponent and just gouging around with
Whilst the elbow is certainly very solid it does not take kindly to 100 much abuse. A broken elbow is extremely painful and can take quite a while to mend effectively.
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