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Teaching Kyusho

Teaching Kyusho

November 9, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  We should never “Teach” Kyusho, we should practice it. – Evan Pantazi As we know Kyusho enhances any Martial Art or Style, giving you greater efficiency, power and affect.  It also gives you greater purpose and potential for your style, however it is difficult to teach.  In fact when you try to teach it […]

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Brainwaves 3

Brainwaves 3

November 2, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Another Look We have a couple of films on Brainwave sessions we have done throughout the years, some informal, others more formal.  The film above was more informal, but still interesting in retrospect. This compilation film, will illustrate a few of them with footage of KO’s and their measured affects.  The discoveries that emanated […]

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Sanchin – Tensho – Seiunchin

Sanchin – Tensho – Seiunchin

October 26, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  A Progression Old styles of Martial Arts had Katas that trained the body in levels of progression.  You were not allowed to learn a new Kata unless you had mastered the prior Kata.  With a style comprised of only one, two or three forms, this was still a life pursuit, but deeper than in […]

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Kyusho of TKD

Kyusho of TKD

October 19, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  From yet another Old Master or Founding Father… Yes General Choi Hing Hi, the founder of Taekwon-do added the Kyusho (he called Kupso) to his encyclopedia of Taekwon-do, a huge set of 15 volumes depicting the original ways of his style. Specifically located in volume 2, starting on page 88… we can see stark […]

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Cranes and Tigers and Dragons Oh My

Cranes and Tigers and Dragons Oh My

October 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    The Rule of Yin and Yang The Rule of Yin and Yang is not limited to positive and negative, but in the transition ever constant in these dueling polarities. As one can not exist without the other, they also can not exist in stagnation.  Energy is a constant vibration from one to the […]

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Sanchin & Kyusho

Sanchin & Kyusho

October 10, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Sanchin & Kyusho for Health and Protection Sunday January  27, 2019 Salem Waterfront Hotel, Salem Massachusetts.   For – Health, Wellness & Self Protection Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for gaining Health, Wellness and Protection from Sanchin Kata. Health Sanchin is a concise […]

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Sanchin Tegumi

Sanchin Tegumi

October 5, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Full Film Link Below The Hey You Say Most practitioners of Sanchin hold fast to the idea and practice of the Kata as a meditation, body strengthening, body conditioning and breath control method.  Few look at the infinite possibilities of Sanchin as a complete Martial System, that range from all of the above attributes, […]

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Suparempi

Suparempi

September 28, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  The Missing Kata Suparempi (108 Steps) Kanbun Uechi travelled from his home in Okinawa to the Fujian province of south China in the year 1897.  There he studied the martial system of Pan Gai noon under the master Chou Tsu Ho (Shu Shi Wa), for thirteen (Seisan) years. When Uechi, Kanbun travelled back to […]

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Hohan Sokens Kyusho Notes – The Truth

Hohan Sokens Kyusho Notes – The Truth

September 21, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  The Real Story Discussion Arranged by Mr.Thompson M (from YouTube) A discussion with James Coffman, direct student of Hohan Soken and Fusei Kise, he reveals the facts about the fabled “Notes” and brings further light to real Kyusho, Shorinji vs. Shorin Ryu, George Dillman, Kyusho, Old Mans Karate, Body Change and more. The charts […]

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Sanchin to the Bone

Sanchin to the Bone

September 14, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    And Beyond So what is it about Sanchin that makes it so coveted by so many styles of Karate as well as Gong Fu?  There are so many factors from Iron Shirt to Chi Gung to a complete fighting system.  But here is one part of Sanchin and Iron Shirt not usually discussed. The […]

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