Jumping Downward Elbow Strike
This page provides instructions for the Jumping Downward Elbow Strike. This is a more advanced version of the traditional downward elbow strike. The jump in this elbow strike is used in order to gain greater downward momentum as a martial artist strikes an opponent.
For other elbow strikes (i.e. spinning elbow strike), please visit the main Elbow Strikes section.
Written Instructions for Technique
- In this technique, you will make a stationary leap or run and jump as high as you can in the air.
- When you are in the air, you will bring your elbow up vertically as high as you can.
- As you descend, you will then bring your elbow down rapidly striking the target with the tip of the elbow.
Instructional Video for the Downward Elbow Strike & Jumping Downward Elbow Strike