Instructions for the Spinning Back Elbow Strike

This free martial arts wiki will help you with Shotokan Kata, Taekwondo Forms, Kicks, Punches, Grappling, Aikido, Goju-Ryu, Krav Maga, Bo Staff, Kyokushin, Terminology, etc. This wiki will also help you with your martial arts Agility, Balance, Conditioning, Flexibility, Speed, Strength, etc. We hope that you will help others by adding some information to this wiki. Page Date - 10 Jan 2017 12:09

Instructions for the Spinning Back Elbow Strike

This page provides instructions for the Spinning Back Elbow Strike (or Spinning Rear Elbow Strike). The rotation of the spin combined with the solid bone of the elbow creates a powerful striking technique.

For other elbow strikes (i.e. downward elbow strike), please visit the main Elbow Strikes section.

Written Instructions for Technique

  • The spinning back elbow is often used in combination with other techniques (i.e. punch or fake clinch) in order to deceive and/or get close to an opponent.
  • For example, if you throw a right hook punch, you will continue to rotate counter clockwise.
  • You will continue the spin by turning completely around and striking the attacker with the back of your opposite elbow.
  • A spinning elbow strike can also be used when you have your attacker in a clinch.

Instructional Video for the Spinning Back Elbow Strike

Martial Arts Books
Aikido | BJJ | Flexibility | Kids | Judo | Karate
Krav Maga | MMA | Shotokan | Taekwondo | Top 10 | Zen | Other

Please support this free martial arts wiki by purchasing books & gear via the links above.
At no extra cost to you, Black Belt Wiki receives a small commission for any purchases made through the links in this section. Thank you!!!

Latest Martial Arts Pages Added to Black Belt Wiki

We hope you will add information to this wiki
and help beginners learn about
your martial arts style and/or different martial arts techniques.

Material on this wiki may not be copied or reproduced without the written approval of Black Belt Wiki.
All rights reserved. For other terms & conditions, please read our legal disclaimer. This site is for informational purposes only. All martial arts techniques and fitness exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. If you have had an injury or are in pain, please see a doctor before starting or continuing any martial arts and/or physical fitness program.