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- Withdrawing the hip joint around which the rotation is occurring.
- Hitting the target with the hand or foot after rotation has stopped.
Pendulum motion (body drop)
Pendulum motion is when the body is dropped into a punch to add the dropping mass of the body to the punch. When punching, a fighter is not bobbing the body up and down to add power to punches during the body's downward motion, that would be a waste of energy, remove power from techniques used during the upward motion, and probably the most important, it would look stupid. However, for a finishing blow, dropping the body into a punch would increase the power of the punch. For example, stepping the lead foot from a back stance into a front stance while performing a reverse punch will drop the body's mass into the punch. When fighting, it would be dangerous to raise the body simply to add power to a techniques used on the downward motion, plus there is no time to raise the body moving about at a fight pace.