Hand Strikes

(Son Sool)


Hapkido uses a variety of surfaces on the hand and forearm as striking weapons:

Finger tips, finger knuckles, punch, palm, the back of the hand, bottom edge of the hand, the top edge of the hand, wrist joint, and elbow.




There is also a great variety of delivery methods depending on the opponent distance and situation. There are no limits, all effective methods are employed.


World Koong Joong students learn techniques such as finger striking to the eyes and throat, boxing style punching as well as the traditional style of punch (kwon) and chop (sudo).

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