Outside Chop – Krav Maga

Krav Maga Technique – Outside Chop

This page provides details for the Krav Maga “Outside Chop”. For an outside chop in Krav Maga, the student moves his/her hand across their body (i.e. their right hand would start near their left ear) with the palm of the hand is facing down. Then the student would swing the hand inwards towards the target (i.e. an opponent’s neck). The student should hit the target with the outside ridge of his/her hand.

We haven’t found any good Krav Maga videos for this striking technique. Therefore, we have added some instructional videos from other martial arts styles in order to help you with this technique.

For other Krav Maga techniques (i.e. kicks, punches and grappling), please visit Black Belt Wiki’s main Krav Maga Techniques section.