wrist flex versus rotation

Adam Frost icemandeaf at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 6 19:52:23 UTC 2007

Oh! That make sense. Why didn't you say so in the first place? :-P


-----Original Message-----
From: "Valerie Sutton" <signwriting at MAC.COM>

Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 12:48:17 
To:sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
Subject: [sw-l] wrist flex versus rotation

On Jul 6, 2007, at 12:39 PM, Adam Frost wrote:
> Yes, I know what you mean. While I was doing the editing, I was  
> wondering about that too. The forearms seem to be projecting  
> forward to me too, but it seemed to be an easier read for me the  
> other way. Then when I read Val's explanation about the hand and  
> forearm both being parallel across the chest, I started rethinking  
> of how I was reading the symbol because I always just read it as  
> the line meaning the wrist. That explains why I got confused with  
> this symbol when reading before.
> Adam

Rotations write palm facing changes.

Wrist flexes write hand-angle changes when there is no palm facing  

I will prepare a diagram next message...

Val ;-)

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