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Empi Uchi – Elbow Strike


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Empi Uchi – Elbow strike. Despite the name, the striking point it immediately above or below the elbow joint.

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  1. Keith Koppenol permalink
    14/11/2012 1:37 am

    I know that empi means elbow strike and that empi means ‘monkey elbow’, but since elbow in Japanese is hiji, where does the name empi (enpi) come from? not in relation to the name for the kata Empi, but for ther name of the elbow strike?

    • 14/11/2012 7:34 am

      I’m afraid i don’t know, sorry.

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