Hosinsul (호신술) Self-defense
Nulleokkeokgi(눌러꺾기) Pressing and Snapping
A snapping technique by pressing the assailant’s joints. This is a snapping skill to grab the opponent by the arm and press his or her elbow or shoulder joint with an arc hand or to grab the opponent by the leg and press his or her knee joint.
Nulleo-ppaegi (눌러빼기) Pressing and Pulling
A technique of turning the grabbed wrist outward or inward and pressing it free. This is a skill of turning the wrist grabbed by the opponent clockwise or counterclockwise and when the opponent’s hand is loosened, use the outside edge of the same hand to press the opponent's hand and pull it free.
Hosinsul consists of practical solutions to different self-defense situations.
Biteureo-kkeokgi (비틀어꺾기) Twisting and Snapping
A snapping technique by twisting the assailant’s joints. This is a snapping skill to twist the opponent’s arm in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction when the performer is grabbed by the wrist or the collar.
Georeo-neomgigi (걸어넘기기) Tripping-up Technique or Sweeping Technique
A technique by tripping up or sweeping the opponent’s leg. This is a tripping-up skill to pull the opponent by the arm or the collar, or to push the opponent’s chest or shoulder with a hand and, at the same time, trip up or sweep the opponent’s ankle or the crook of the knee with the performer's foot or leg.
Hosinsul: HO is to protect, SIN the body, SUL the technique or technology.
Deureo-neomgigi (들어넘기기) Throwing-down Technique
A throwing down technique by lifting the opponent up. This is a throwing-up skill using the strength of the performer’s waist springing from the bottom up while holding up the opponent’s arm or leg with one's hands or arms.
Japgi (잡기) Grabbing
Auxiliary techniques of holding the opponent’s body, collar, etc. with the hands. They are auxiliary skills to interfere with the opponent’s movement or seize him or her by grabbing a part of his or her body with the performer’s hands.