IF THERE COULD BE ONLY ONE

Black Belt - - KARATE WAY - — TLW

te asked Cynthia oothrock which one mar­tial arts tech­niTue she rec­om­mends for Zomen Zho don’t have time to train or con­di­tion their body for bat­tle. eer an­swer? The palm strike.

“then peo­ple hit re­ally hard with a closed fist, there’s a greater chance for them to in­Mure their Zrist, eYen if they’re punch­ing cor­rectly,” she says. ´Any­thing can cause a punch to be off an­gle and bend the Zrist, and that can >lead to in­Mury@. %ut if you’re strik ing Zith the palm of your hand, you aren’t as likely to get hurt, and the palm strike can be Yery poZer­ful.”

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