Archive for April, 2017

Kempo = Chuan Fa

Kempo = Chuan Fa

April 28, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

    Fist Method or Clasping Hand NOT PUNCHING??? So what if the very name (Chuan Fa) means grasping hand, or the action of clenching the fist as opposed to Fist Method (or Law) does that not change the context of the arts stemming from it? 拳 法 Another question that must be asked is; did most […]

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Tatsu

Tatsu

April 21, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  Cloud Dragon This name is for a specific posture from one of the oldest family Karate styles, Kojo-ryu.  This style was reportedly established in 1392 with origin in China. They were part of a transition of Chinese that came to the Ryukyu’s named “Kume 36 families”. The creator of Kojo-ryu, was Sai Jo and migrated from the Fujian Province of China. Many […]

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Internal vs External Arts

Internal vs External Arts

April 14, 2017 | By | 2 Comments

The Confusion Many people see the difference in External and Internal Martial Arts as being hard and fast as compared to soft and slow in physical action that makes the distinction. However it depends more on the mind-set and method of the practitioner as they work if their style or art is truly internal or external. […]

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Kyusho – Heian Yondan

Kyusho – Heian Yondan

April 7, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

    Kyusho is a foundational pillar of all Kata It has long been written by many masters of old, that anatomical Kyusho was a basis of their particular styles. In this film, Cody Robyn breaks down some Kyusho Interpretations from Heian Yondan. Kata Arms Attacks Head Attacks Body Attacks Leg Attacks Takedowns Grappling (standing […]

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