Home          Techniques         B-X store         Links         Advertise with us   

Mission statement
Tips & Tricks
Freestyle videos
Video & Book reviews
About the Author
E-mail me



Pushing the pivot to the limit. The motion will resemble a figure-eight when you get it going.

Download an AVI of the technique here.

Preview the Technique here with the smaller GIF file.

step 1
1. Start in the backhand grip open position.

step 2
2. Palm down, start the pivot "in" toward your body.

step 3
3. Bring it around.........

step 4

step 5
5. ......and turn the wrist over.

step 6
6. Remember the Balisong is being held with the index finger and thumb.......

step 7
7. As it comes back in (where a regular pivot would finish), turn the wrist over again and continue the motion.

step 8

step 9
9. Over.........

step 10

step 11

step 12

step 13
13.........and over.

The key to this technique is the constant turning of the wrist. Also, make sure you have a good position at the point where your thumb and index finger tip are holding the grip. As mentioned before, use the holes in a skeleton type handle, or the slot where the handles meet. Both spots will give you a good amount of control.