Pho Bak (Rope) – Hapkido Martial Arts Weapon
The Pho Bak is a rope or belt which is used as a self-defense weapon in Hapkido. This traditional Hapkido weapon is used to restrain, immobilize or choke an attacker. The Pho Bak is also less threatening and more concealable than a sword, staff, etc.
For other traditional martial arts weapons, please visit the main Martial Arts Weapons section.
Video Demonstration of a Pho Bak (Rope)
- European Hapkido Alliance, Weapons of Hapkido, http://www.european-hapkido-alliance.co.uk/weapons-of-hapkido/, Added – 06/12/14
- Turtle Press, Hapkido Techniques, http://www.turtlepress.com/articles/hapkido_techniques.aspx, Added – 06/12/14