Jul 30, 2017 · The defender uses the thumb strike to the throat (Figure 4-3) as an effective technique when an opponent is rushing him or trying to grab him. The defender thrusts his right arm and thumb out and strikes his opponent in the throat-larynx area while holding his left hand high for protection. Thumb Strike - Martial Arts Punching Technique This page provides details on a martial arts "Thumb Strike" or "Thumb Jab". In this strike, a martial artist uses his/her thumb to target a vital point such as the eyes, neck or pressure points.
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The force is concentrated on the second knuckle of the thumb (the distal end of the 1st metacarpal). Because the thumb is braced against the hand a very large amount of force can be delivered with this innocuous looking strike.