Thread: Downward elbow

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    Downward elbow

    Yes I am in fact going to open this can of worms. Now having been clubbed in the past with a downward elbow I might disagree to some extent as to it's "effectiveness". I see it as a possibility type move rather than a threat ender though. But my real question here is what is the best target of that move?? The neck?? The base of the skull?? I have heard so many opinions on where to land that move that figured I would see what you guys think is the most effective use of a downward elbow.

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    Downward elbow to the balls is illegal because it's too effective. Duh.

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    Like so:

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    What is the "best target" for any downward strike?

    You might also want to consider the relative positions of the fighters involved.

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    I've never used one in sparring/fighting ever. I did use one while playing football. went up for the ball (I'm a goalkeeper) and the other teams striker charged me while I was in the air. Ref stopped play, but as I came down I smashed a downward elbow into his suprascapular (cos why the hell not). He walked away pretty sore and was for quite a while.

    /story.

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    Why is opening a can of worms considered such a bad thing? I mean, it's just worms. They're kinda gross, but that's about all they are.

    Try opening a can of bees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arskanator View Post
    Try opening a can of bees.
    Sure.

    Put 'em in there first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arskanator View Post
    Why is opening a can of worms considered such a bad thing? I mean, it's just worms. They're kinda gross, but that's about all they are.

    Try opening a can of bees.
    You obviously have not seen this movie: Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	14388 You will never look at worms the same way again.

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    Is that "Squirm"?

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