Jang Bong

Jang Bong (Long Staff) – Hapkido Martial Arts Weapon

The Jang Bong is a wooden staff used in Korean martial arts such as Hapkido. Similar to the Japanese Bo, this roughly 6 foot wooden weapon is used for self-defense, demonstrations, sparring, etc. Other wooden Hapkido weapons include the Jung Bong and Dan Bong.

For staff instructional videos and self-defense techniques, please visit the main Staff Techniques section. For other traditional martial arts weapons, please visit the main Martial Arts Weapons section.

Video Demonstration of a Jang Bong


  1. European Hapkido Alliance, Weapons of Hapkido, http://www.european-hapkido-alliance.co.uk/weapons-of-hapkido/, Added – 06/12/14