The claw was originally posted on the ASF forums as a high risk, high reward technique. Over the years it has been refined by the RSD crew and other imitators as a way to exhibit dominance and playfulness at the same time.
Colin Farrel demonstrating the claw technique:
Jim Carey demos The Claw in Liar Liar:
Use the claw to spike BT
Related Terms: BT Spike, Buying Temperature, DHV, Phase Shift Routine, Approach, Set, Group Theory, Natural, Voice Tonality, Body Language, Subcommunication, Kino Escalation, State, Congruence, Situational Confidence, Core Confidence