KNIFE THROW AS OBSERVED FROM ABOVE / FRONT
knife swing begins from behind the body. As the knife is brought overhead and
elbow begins to align itself with the target. The elbow stops (see 3rd frame) and the arm
continues to straighten toward the target. Just before the forearm is horizontal to the ground
and at the precise moment the knife is perpendicular to the ground the knife slips from the hand
(likewise the hand slips off the knife) and the forearm continues to straighten toward the target.
Finally the entire arm is brought straight downward toward the ground (not across the body).
The final photo shows the release point of the knife, i.e., the hand slides off the knife when it is
perpendicular to the ground or at the apex of its swing.
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