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Backhand flip out opening

This opening starts in the backhand position and ends up in the forward grip, open position.

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 step 1
1. Start in the Backhand grip, closed position.

 step 2

step 3
3. Allow the bite handle to fall away, as if executing a backhand basic opening.

 step 4
4. As the bite handle the out side of your palm.............

 step 5
5. ........... switch your Index and Middle fingers over to the other side of the safe handle.

 step 6
6. Push forward with the Index and Middle fingers while clearing the Thumb.

 step 7

 step 8
8. Continue the motion around with the Bali between the Middle and ring fingers.

 step 9

 step 10
10. Ricochet............

 step 11

 step 12
12........... into the Forward grip, open position

 The knife can also be closed using the same motion, and should be practiced that way.