Archive for June, 2014

Kempo

Kempo

June 30, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  Fist Method As we saw in the Karate post, the open hand of China has not widely survived in most Okinawan or Japanese (thus the rest of the world), martial arts Kata.  It seems as if the fist has won that round. The use of the fist could have been a development from the […]

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The Fog

The Fog

June 24, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

  I already know Kyusho…  Most Martial Artists today, when introduced to this information, say they already know it and their style uses pressure points.  This is mostly true as almost all styles have “Pressure Points” in them for compliance and a few even striking (Atemi – dazing the opponent for easier additional technique application). […]

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Kara Te

Kara Te

June 20, 2014 | By | 6 Comments

  Open hand or Empty Hand There are three main definitions of Kara Te, Kara to some means China, to others it means Open and still other is translates as Empty… the descriptor used gives one insight into what may be taught within that school or style. “Kara” (with stress accent on “K”) means “Empty” or (with […]

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Multiple Point Attacks

Multiple Point Attacks

June 16, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

  Paraphrased:  “One point causes pain, two cause pain to meet in the middle, three points causes a knock out, 4 stops a major organ from functioning and 5 will kill.” Poppycock!   They also say you must hit them in a specific order or formula but this is not true either! Let’s take it from […]

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Brain Injury

Brain Injury

June 13, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  Methods and Treatment Part Five http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-resilient-brain/201405/brain-injury-methods-and-treatment-part-five  By Dr. Diane Stoler Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D., is a Neuropsychologist, Board Certified Health Psychologist, Board Certified Sports Psychologist, and Trauma Therapist with over 35 years experience. In 1990, Dr. Diane had a stroke while driving her car, resulting in a 60 mph head-on auto accident. She has […]

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Tactical Kyusho 1

Tactical Kyusho 1

June 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Tactical Kyusho 1 Many people train only in the dojo or training hall in training clothes and with set technique… however this leaves them vulnerable as they do not understand the limitations of techniques, clothing, environment, weather, traffic, etc and if faced with it will be at a loss. We must work the realities in […]

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