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  • Hapkido

  • The Hapkido martial art is taught to military and police forces around the world. The reason being, is that it is particularly effective at arresting and subduing an opponent quickly.

    As Hapkido is effective at arresting an opponent, it is therefore a good martial art for self defence. Emphasis is also placed on evading an attacker, escaping from being held, grabbed, or choked.

    Hapkido joint lock to wrist elbow.

    At our Hapkido school, students learn and practice joint locks, in order to arrest and control an attacker.

    At higher levels, students learn to apply joint locks to an attacker who punches and kicks.

    Defence against a kick at hapkido school. Grab hold of kicking leg and attack the throat.

    A joint lock is the twisting of an attackers joint at their wrist, elbow, knee, or ankle. This is to control the attaker, and to prevent them from moving. Twisting and controlling an attacker’s joints results in much pain and disables an attacker.

    Learn:

    • self defence
    • joint locks
    • avoidance of punches
    • blocking of punches
    • pressure points
    • kicks
    • break falls

    Also:

    • gain confidence
    • become fit

    Beginners are welcome as are other martial artists. Classes are small and friendly.

    Strike to neck at Hapkido Sydney gym.

    We do not teach sports martial arts nor game martial arts. We teach effictive martial arts for self defence.

    Learning & practicing hapkido will increase one’s fitness, flexibility, confidence.

    Come and learn hapkido in Sydney.

    Simultaneously strike neck and hook leg to throw at Sydney Hapkido dojang.


    Location of classes:

    Hapkido self defence classes are taught in Artarmon, Lane Cove, and North Sydney, on the lower north shore of Sydney.

    Artarmon is central to Lane Cove, Greenwich, St. Leonards, Willoughby, and Chatswood. Artarmon is only five minutes drive away by car from Lane Cove and Willoughby. As are St Leonards and Chatswood.

    Artarmon is on the north shore train line, and is one station away from Chatswood and St Leonards in either direction.