Scarf Hold

Scarf Hold – Grappling Technique

This page provides details for the grappling technique known as the Scarf Hold. This grappling technique is used in Judo Ne Waza. It is also used by martial arts styles such as Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. To defend against a Scarf Hold, martial arts students should also learn Scarf Hold Escapes.

All grappling techniques are potentially dangerous and should only be practiced under the supervision of a trained martial arts instructor. For more techniques, please visit the main Grappling Techniques section.

Instructional Videos for the Scarf Hold