Ridge Hand
  • Start Position:
    • On Guard or Horseriding Stance.
  • Description:
    • Starting off with arms at elbow position, swing arm (right or left) out to the side coming up in front of you striking the side of the head.
  • Technique:
    • On quard or horseriding stance
    • Arms at side...elbow position
    • Bring arm out to the side coming out in front of you
    • At the same time hand should have thumb tucked under palm
    • Other 4 fingers extended outward
    • Bring the hand up to the side of the head, striking temple
    • Striking with the side of your hand (thumb side)
  • Targets:
    • Side of head...as suggested above
    • Back of neck (bring strike in back of head to the neck)
    • Groin (bring strike downward to groin)
    • Throat (used with a sweep)
  • Notes: