Hapkido Wrist Lock - S Lock or Z Arm

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Wiki Revision Date - 08 Nov 2014 16:30

Hapkido Wrist Lock - S Lock or Z Arm

This page provides details for the Hapkido "S Lock or Z-Arm". This joint lock technique forces the palm of the hand to bend towards the outside of the elbow similar to the inside wrist lock. However. the elbow is bent so the arm forms an S or Z shape.

For information on other joint lock techniques, please visit the main Hapkido Joint Locks section.

Instructional Video for the Hapkido S Lock or Z Arm

Written Instructions for Technique

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  1. Black Belt Magazine http://youtu.be/QfT7FnO-b6Y date added 08 Nov 2014

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