Watch the Leading Elbow

Watching the opponents leading elbow will enable you to interpret the angle of attack. The elbow travels at least four times slower than the fist in a circular attack, and at least two times slower that the fist in a linear attack. The elbow is also far enough away to give you time to react. No matter what movement your opponent makes his/her elbow will move.

Watch the Leading Elbow

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In this drill, Sifu Guiao watches Ryan's leading elbow. The first set is done at real speed, next they slow it down and finally Sifu Guiao demonstrates a real life scenario.