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Bite handle


This technique is a bit long and complicated, but once you get it down, it's a lot of fun......... and it looks cool too.

Download an AVI of the technique here.

Preview the Technique here with the smaller GIF file.

step 1
1. Start in the Forward grip, closed position with the bite handle in toward your palm.

step 2
2. Begin by sending the safe handle out as if doing a Horizontal basic opening, except this time...............

step 3
3. ....... Straighten out your Index, Middle finger, and Pinky to allow the safe handle to come behind the Index finger.

Catch with the Middle finger only and.......

step 4
4. ....... clear the Thumb and start the twirl through your Index and Middle fingers.......

step 5

step 6
6. ......through to your Middle, and Ring fingers.

step 7

step 8
8. As the blade and the bite handle start to extend over the Middle finger, turn the wrist over........ facing palm up.

step 9

step 10

step 11
. 11At this point the safe handle should be resting on the first knuckle of your Middle finger, with the Ring finger and Pinky on the opposite side of the handle. The back of the blade should be touching your Middle finger, and the blade and bite handle should be pointing down toward the floor.

step 12
12. Turn the wrist over from here...........

step 13

step 14

step 15

step 15
16........... to a palm out position with the handles straddling the Ring finger.

step 15
17. Flip the wrist over again, to get the bite handle moving ............

step 15

step 15

step 15
20. ........slide the Index in next to the Middle finger to stabilize the technique.

step 15
21. Finish by ricocheting upward into..........

step 15

step 15

step 15

step 15
25........ a Forward grip, open position.

This technique can also be finished at step 12 if you prefer, by ricocheting the bite handle up (as in the finish of a Vertical basic opening).