Why A High Elbow Catch Isn’t ‘High’


There’s a big confusion around what a high elbow catch is, that it should be elbow near the surface. While it shouldn’t be really deep, the elbow will usually be at least 15cm or more below the surface…but the way we define a ‘high elbow catch’ has got anything to do with its height.

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