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Latch handle

around to backhand closed

Heres a cool way to change positions. This ones done starting with the latch handle "in".

Download an AVI of the technique here.

Preview the Technique here with the smaller GIF file.

step 11. Start in the forward grip closed position, but with the latch handle into your palm.

step 2

step 3

step 4
4. Swing the handle out, and straighten the middle, ring finger, and pinky.

step 5

step 6
6. Allow the handle to come around behind the index finger.

step 7
7. Cover with the middle, ring finger and pinky, and, in the same motion.........

step 8
8. Clear the thumb, push up with your index finger and down with your middle, ring finger and pinky to bring the handle over.

step 9
9. As the handle comes over the top, slide your thumb to where your middle finger just was.

step 10

step 11
11. Continue the motion up until.........

step 12

step 13
13. ......you finish in the backhand, closed position.

Here is just another example of a transitional technique that can take you from one move to a completely different move, with very little effort.