Archive for April, 2018

Wing Chun – Goju Connection

Wing Chun – Goju Connection

April 27, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    White Crane Derivatives The Ancient Bubishi as well as most Karate Styles are derived from the White Crane Styles of China*, which heavily influenced the practitioners of Okinawa and Japan. So it is important to study some of the correlations not only with White Crane and Karate, but also the Ancient Bubishi.  One […]

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Bubishi Keys Deeper Look

Bubishi Keys Deeper Look

April 20, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Why are these images different? Last Friday the blog was about  Kenwa Mabuni and his coveted Bubishi, received from his teacher; Anko Itosu.  Just one more legendary Master and Style that worked with this information and method called Kyusho. You have also read here about the Keys to this enigmatic and ancient document.  To the Martial […]

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Mabuni

Mabuni

April 13, 2018 | By | 1 Comment

  Another Bubishi Advocate In 1934 Sensei Kenwa Mabuni published his book “Seipai No Kenkyu” as a Study of Seipai Kata.  In the book Mabuni Sensei mentions  the “Bubishi” and included the iconic drawings from from Anko Itosu’s copy of the that Bubishi. From a historical perspective there has been many different theories as to how […]

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Kyusho in Tegumi

Kyusho in Tegumi

April 6, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Why Yes of course. Why not ingrain the best and most efficient methods in your training? Tegumi (手組Naha-Te) or Mutō (無刀 Shuri and Tomari-Te) is a traditional form or method of grappling and or wrestling from old Okinawan practices.  It has been written that Tegumi was probably the original form of fighting in Okinawa and as it evolved it was  enhanced by the striking […]

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