Backhand

1. Start in the backhand grip, closed position, latch handle “in” toward your palm.

2. let the safe handle drop away, as if executing a basic backhand opening.

3. But, as the handle comes up, allow it to continue over the top…..


4. ……catch the handle with the opposite hand.

5. Pull the catching hand away a split second BEFORE letting go with the passing hand…….

6. …..this will keep the connection between the handles, as well as “whipping” the handle into……..

7. ……closed position , in the opposite hand.

8. Repeat in the opposite direction.

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10.…….over…….

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12.…….and over…….

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14.……until you get a feel for it.

As with all the techniques in this site, practice with both hands, in all directions, for as long as you can.

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