What is a descending trajectory?

In Pahuyuth, a technical execution in which the target is hit in a downward motion is referred to as the Descending Trajectory (Tauw Godd) or “falling” for short. It does not matter whether it is a strike or a thrust.

Background

Only the bodily weapons foot, elbow and knee are classified as descending. For example:

Fist techniques are again divided into straight, curved, and mixed.

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