Archive for June, 2018

Kyusho or Atemi

Kyusho or Atemi

June 29, 2018 | By | 1 Comment

    What is the Difference? Atemi (当身) means striking or concussive blows to the body… as opposed to grappling, throwing, felling or joint locking methods. Many Martial Arts styles employ the use of Atemi to help set up the opponent for a trow, lock or grappling action, but not necessarily the completion of a […]

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Mawashi-Uke

Mawashi-Uke

June 22, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Mawashi Uke Excerpted from Kyusho-Kali head attacks video – Click Here   There are so many ways to use any action in an old Kata, in this particular presentation we will look at what is called the Mawashi-Uke (Circular Block). This is seen in so many Kata from Sanchin to Tensho to Suparempi, as […]

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Marote Uke

Marote Uke

June 15, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  “Nothing is more harmful to the world as a martial art that is not effective in actual self-defense” – Choki Motobu Ahh the words of a true Master… yet today we see more and more ineffective postures, actions and techniques being forwarded for such powerful Karate postures. If this is used as a block […]

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Fascia

Fascia

June 8, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

      The fascia is where the Pressure Points lay Acupuncture points are places where the muscles and connective tissue can be stimulated. This stimulation also serves to increase blood flow, while at the same time the needling triggers the body to release endorphins, (our natural pain killers), as well as change brain activity patterns.  […]

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White Crane Electrics

White Crane Electrics

June 1, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Why the White Flash during Nerve Attack This isn’t related to psychology it is pure neurology… I just wanted to make that clear to begin.  When you get hit in the head, your brain sometimes “freaks out”. One of two things happens: 1. (For a light, quick traumatic injury) Your brain sends out erratic […]

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