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Haragatame: Judos Rare Stomach Armlock

By David Finch

Haragatame: Judos Rare Stomach Armlock

There is the incredible array of arm locks that, if taken to the extreme, can immediately disable an opponent. Two such examples used in judo competition and leading to submission are illustrated here. They fall into the category of hara-gatame where the stomach of the opponent on top is used to create the initial overpowering control.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 13 No. 3 (2004): 4 pages.