That type of throw depends on the "uke's" force and intent, right? Not saying it isn't awesome, but just that the uke could make it look crappy/not work just be being limp, to some degree, yes?
That's basically true, Jonathan. However the joint-lock makes it difficult for Uke to be able to be totally relaxed. Li has good body conditioning/training and releases a nice small pulse, but there is a bit of overreaction by the Uke so I can't really judge how powerful Li really is. I'm sure he's quite powerful, but I just can't judge much with cooperative Uke's in a situation like this one.