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Joint Manipulation
Joint manipulation techniques in Hapkido are used to control the opponent by causing pain or physically manipulating the person. In a result of this physical control, the opponent can be pinned down to the floor. This usually involves joint-locks, which is a self-defense maneuver in Hapkido when putting the opponent’s grabbing hand into a wrist lock. › Read more
In Hapkido, as students advance through belt rank, they will learn techniques and defenses against weaponry. At Draco Academy, we teach both control and utilization of weapons through training. Various weapons of advancement include a knife, cane, rope, nunchaku (nunchucks), sword even firearms. › Read more
Hand Attacks
Taekwondo hand attacks make up fast combinations of strikes which can leave an opponent stunned and unable to defend himself. They are executed from standing, jumping, spinning or rushing forward. Taekwondo hand strikes can be separated into two distinct styles: Closed hand strikes (jireugi) Open hand techniques (chigi) In Hapkido, hand attacks consist of punches, hand › Read more
Blocking techniques are to prevent an opponent’s attack from entering into your sphere of safety. To prevent the opponent from attacking its target, you must intercept and redirect the attacker’s attack. Blocks are also used offensively by hurting the attacking limb of the attacker. › Read more
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