Definition of backfist in English:

backfist

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noun

  • (In martial arts) a punch made with the back of the fist.
    More example sentences
    • You will notice here that you are driving your body forward into the backfist rather than sinking backward as was illustrated in Part I of this series of articles.
    • But if you are countering a serious attack, add a nose strike with the palm of the opposite hand, and then grab the hair to pull the head down into a backfist and your drop backward into a wider horse stance (as seen).
    • He spun, kicking his opponent in the gut, then followed through with a backfist, then an uppercut, an elbow, and finally, he backed away.

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