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Hapkido: Can One Martial Art Function in All Four Ranges of Self-Defense? (Part 4)

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Many would argue that the Korean martial art of hapkido functions best at the closest distance of all — grappling range, where throws, chokes and joint locks become the dominant techniques. Find out what two veteran instructors think.
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Hapkido: Can One Martial Art Function in All Four Ranges of Self-Defense? (Part 3)

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

When you move inside kicking range and punching range, you enter trapping range. There, attacking arms get deflected and immobilized; and knees, elbows and head butts cut loose. Learn how Jang Mu Won Hapkido handles close-range combat.
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Hapkido: Can One Martial Art Function in All Four Ranges of Self-Defense? (Part 2)

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Once they’re inside kicking range, where hand techniques usually take over, hapkido practitioners are quite capable of continuing to defend themselves. “Most of the punching we do is straight karate-style punching; beyond that is open-hand strikes,” said Stephen Petermann of Jang Mu Won Hapkido.
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