How to Throw Solid Elbow Strikes

A devastating self defense strike for your safety

One of the most effective self-defense moves is the elbow strike. Very powerful and causing significant injury, elbow strikes are very popular when it comes to defending yourself from your attacker. So, without a further ado, let’s see how to throw solid elbow strikes.

Firstly, it’s important to reiterate that most fights happen in close quarter range, that’s why the elbow strike is a great self defense technique. It can cause a lot of damage to your attacker.

And… when someone wants to hurt you, your main goal is to stop the threat. You do that by fighting back!

However, to have the desired effect, you need to know how to deliver an elbow strike. The aim and the way it’s performed is very important if you want to get a good result.

Consequently, there are many ways to throw an elbow punch that can be effective. One way to perform an elbow strike is through a clinch position.

See exactly how to throw a solid elbow strike:

As seen in the clip, the most effective way to perform an elbow strike in by using your hips. By moving your hips in sync with your elbow, you’ll be able to perform better and give a more powerful strike.

You need to put a lot of power behind your strike. By swinging your hips in the same position, you’re putting all your strength and power behind your strike.

You’re also creating the element of surprise since your attacker often doesn’t see the elbow strike coming.

The best way to do an elbow strike is by going as fast as you can and aim for your target. The elbow strike is one of the most effective self defense moves due to its effectiveness.

Finally, I hope you enjoyed this article on how to throw solid elbow strikes. Make sure to visit this blog regularly to read more about the different self defense techniques that you can use in a fight.

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Stay safe out there,

Patrick Viana

Self Defense Blog