There are 6 common elbows strikes :

  • Straight-elbow thurst
  • Spin-elbow strike
  • Inside-elbow strike
  • Semi-circular-elbow strike
  • Drop-elbow strike
  • Rising-elbow strike

As always, the rotation of the hip is what gives the strike its power. The hardness and the sharpness of the elbow make this attack devastating. According to the type of elbow strike, the target can range from the jaw, the head or the torso.