How to Find the Mandibular Angle Pressure Point


The mandibular angle pressure point is a sensitive point on the human body. If slight pressure is placed on this point, pain can result. As such, it is often a target in martial arts such as taekwondo and in police training to combat aggressive behavior.

How to find the mandibular angle pressure point

  • Locate your earlobe.

  • Locate your mandible, or jawbone.

  • Place a single finger just below the earlobe on the neck, right behind the jawbone.

  • Apply slight pressure. This should elicit moderate pain radiating down the jaw.

  • Adjust your finger a little and try again if you do not feel any pressure or pain.

Tips & Warnings

  • Applying pressure to the nerve located at the mandibular angle pressure point can elicit pain. Use caution when finding this pressure point.

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