Archive for May, 2018

Kyusho is Protection

Kyusho is Protection

May 25, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Kyusho Translates as the Vital Point The Vital Point of all is Protection, be it in health, wellness, fitness, disease, bodily harm or even fiscal danger.   Karate Kata (slight divergence) When looking at the Martial Side, we see many styles performing what is know as a Kata or series of them. Kata […]

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Black Tiger

Black Tiger

May 18, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    The Darker Side We have covered so far only one vital aspect of the “Black Tiger”, in that when the blood system is attacked to the extent that it drops the opponent (explained in detail and demonstration in prior articles and films), their eyesight fades to black and therefore the name. However there […]

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Thank you Adam Newhouse

Thank you Adam Newhouse

May 11, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Black Belts Only: The invisible but lethal force of Karate by Adam Newhouse Sensei Newhouse graciously sent me a copy of his new book. At first I was tentative as I felt a response as well as critique would be appreciated, but what if I did not like it?  Well that was not a problem […]

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Tui Na (Qinna 擒拿)

Tui Na (Qinna 擒拿)

May 4, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Tui means “to push” and Na means “to lift and squeeze.” Now this expression is more correlated to the healing arts, in fact Tui Na is a name of a healing art using the manipulation of body tissues and structures.  However it is directly related to the Martial Arts and more specifically to the Bubishi when […]

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