The elbow technique of Jeet Kune Do is characterized by concealed movements, speed, and strong attack. It can attack the opponent’s head, neck, collarbone, spine, ribs, abdomen, solar plexus, crotch, legs, arms, etc.
Jeet Kune Do Elbow can be divided into upper elbow, lower elbow, flat elbow, piercing elbow, and back elbow.
We will introduce the techniques, training methods, and practical application of the upper elbow attack of Jeet Kune Do Elbow Method.
This is a continuation of the fierce fighting leg method of Jeet Kune Do – kicking the broken shin, breaking the knee, and breaking the toe, and you can find the actual combat application of Jeet Kune Do’s boxing, leg and knee method published in the previous issue of this account through this link.
You are also welcome to read this article, which will be followed by other Jeet Kune Do articles published in previous issues of this account, through which you can learn more about Jeet Kune Do.
Jeet Kune Do’s upward elbow is short, fierce, and diagonally striking the elbow, so it can be concealed in confrontation and unexpectedly give the opponent a heavy blow.
First, the elbow technique
The practitioner starts from the warning pile posture, twists the waist and turns the crotch, naturally loosens the shoulders and bends the elbows, quickly strikes up, and the force reaches the tip of the elbow, and quickly recovers the warning pile posture (Figures 1-1, Figures 1-2, Figures 1-3).
When practicing, the body should be naturally relaxed, and the movements should be coherent, smooth, elastic, and retracted.
Second, the upper elbow training
After mastering the above techniques, practitioners can do the following exercises to improve the technical level of the upper elbow strike and prepare for actual combat.
1. Action practice
The practitioner repeats the elbow strike technique from still or moving, starting with the vigilance pile to finishing. Practice for 2-3 minutes or 100-300 reps as a group.
2. Sandbag practice
Choose small sandbags (about 10-15 attacks) to practice static middle and upper elbow strokes and moving middle and upper elbow strokes, or you can mix fist and foot techniques and tactics (Figures 2-1, Figures 2-2, Figures 2-3). Practice 10-15 reps or 2-3 minutes in a group.
Practitioners can also choose to purchase the following stand-up home adult training sanda boxing sandbag, which is a stand-up home sandbag that is perfect for fighting fighting sanda training at home.
3. Target practice
The practitioner exercises with the cooperation of assistants. The assistant holds the target about head height, and the practitioner uses the target as a hypothetical target and hits the target with the elbow. Practice 10-15 reps or 2-3 minutes in a group.
The following “Jeet Kune Do Sanda Boxer Target Target” is perfect for elbow training.
4. Speed ball practice
Practitioners can use the practice of speed balls to improve the technique of hitting the elbow up. Practice 10-15 reps or 2-3 minute sets.
Shop the following boxing speed balls to make it easier for you to practice your elbow hitting technique at home and keep you entertained.
Third, the actual combat application of the upper elbow
1. Anti-hook + upper elbow strike surface
Our side stood with the left guard pile and the other side with the right guard pile, and the two sides confronted each other (Figure 5-1). The opponent attacked our abdomen with a right hook; We immediately block with our left hand, while our right arm flexes our elbow and hits the opponent in the face or jaw, severely injuring the opponent (Figure 5-2).
2. Dive on the elbow and hit the abdomen
Our side stood in the left guard pile posture and the other side stood in the right guard pile position, and the two sides faced each other (Figure 6-1). The opponent hits us in the head with a left and right hook; We quickly dodged the blows and then got up and hit them the jaw or chest or abdomen with our elbows (Figure 6-2).
3. Anti-knee attack + upper elbow attack jaw
Our side stood in the left guard pile posture and the other side stood in the right guard pile position, and the two sides confronted each other (Figure 7-1). Sensing that the opponent was about to enter and attack us with our knees, we quickly slid forward and stepped forward, using our left hand to slap down on the opponent’s knee, while striking the opponent’s jaw with our right upper elbow and severely injuring him (Figure 7-2).