Jumping elbow to the head, atama empi, hiji

By Yossi Sheriff

Man empi - Elbow to the head is a powerful technique aimed at the top of the skull.

Description of Man empi - Elbow to the head

Uke is jumping toward tori's head with his elbow. It is important to jump high as this contributed to the force of the elbow. The elbow gains a lot of power from the jump as the torso twists in mid air. This technique utilizes the element of surprise and works well in combination with other strikes.

Video of Man empi - Elbow to the head

Meta perspectives

This technique incorporates these attributes of Meta Perspectives:

  1. Beginner level of expertise