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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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Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

September 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Kumite & Kyusho Submited by Hermann Woodtli, Switzerland   Kumite is one of the three pillars of the Shotokan Karate curriculum, with Karateka slowly and systematically prepared for the competition. Different forms are practiced, depending on the degree and ability of the exerciser. The curriculum or the method of teaching is the actual framework of […]

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Dr. Jacob McClintock

Dr. Jacob McClintock

September 7, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    More Medical Validation Dr. Jacob McClintock of Arkansas, is an Emergency Room Physician, who contacted me with a great story.  It seems Doctor McClintock credits a Kyusho Revival for saving an elderly patient from coding in the ER… now how cool is that for any and all Kyusho International Members and instructors alike.  […]

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The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve

August 31, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    What is the vagus nerve? The vagus nerve is the longest of your cranial nerves and has numerous nerve fibers spanning from your brain stem to all your organs. The word Vagus, means wanderer, as it is running throughout your body. Basically, it is the command center of your parasympathetic nervous system, or the  […]

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Do You Play or Train Kyusho

Do You Play or Train Kyusho

August 24, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  It’s not so clear a question Most Kyusho practitioners I have run into prefer to always learn new targets and especially new tricks.  Little gimmicks that they can learn and show to people… but this is not training, it is simply playing Kyusho. Even senior Kyusho practitioners rather play than train as training requires […]

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With or Without

With or Without

August 17, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Kyusho That is the only difference in Karate Styles Basically, it’s all the same… they share blocks, punches and kicks, so the only difference between Karate Styles is it with or without Kyusho. It is the missing ingredient in most modern practices… that the founders of the styles had, but sadly did not pass […]

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What if

What if

August 10, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Kyusho is Real Lets just think  about this a bit more before it is dismissed. What if the Old Founders from Funakoshi, Mabuni, Fujita, Oyata, Soken, Itosu, Etc, were correct? What if their notes and documents they wrote, coveted and passed on were real? What if the Basis of Kara-Te was Kyusho (attacking the […]

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When did the Hands of Karate Close

When did the Hands of Karate Close

August 3, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

1936 meeting of masters – Commemorating the establishment of basic kata of karate do in 1937 Chotoku Kyan – Kentsu Yabu – Como Hanashiro – Chojun Miyagi front from left Shinpan Shiroma – Sinpan Gusukuma – Choryo Maeshiro – Chosin Chibana – Genwa Nakasone back from left In one word “DO” The de-emphasis of the […]

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That Old Heart Revival Thing

That Old Heart Revival Thing

July 27, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Wait, here is a great story to back up the reality This video has excerpts from a YouTube interview between Greg Hunter (usawattchdog.com) and Dr. Dave Janda (  https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=operation+freedom). Let’s face it most “Traditional” Martial Artists believe their is no reality base in Kyusho, although we prove it every day. It is really funny […]

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