Ibragim about side pressure
Ibragim Ibragimov (Russia) is one of the best armwrestlers in the world. He is known for using a wide variety of fighting techniques but his favorite one is the SIDE HOOK. He first performed it at the 23th World Championships in USA. This is how it's done:
A. Before the RADY, GO! Command Ibragim positions the shoulder of his fighting arm as close to the grip as possible.
B. After the start be crooks his wrist, pulls his opponents hand to the side using his body weight
C. Then he swings his body which follows the move of the arm to the side pad. In this phase his other hand falls over the side of the table.
D. He presses his opponents hand to the side pad
A, B, C starting phase on the fighting arm side: SIDE HOOK
You can see how Ibragim Ibragimov after the READY, GO! Command closes up his shoulder to his hand.