Archive for January, 2019

Bunkai

Bunkai

January 25, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Bunkai (分解) Translates as “analysis” or “interpretation”. It is a Japanese term in Martial Arts that describes the analysis of Kata as well as understanding fighting techniques from the movements that Kata. It has also long been a held tradition, that there are multiple levels of Bunkai for the various levels of practitioners in a […]

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Kime

Kime

January 18, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  Translates as: FOCUS Kime is a long venerated Karate term as well as practice… it is the essence of Karate for most. It translates from the longer word of Kimeru meaning to decide, fix or set… in short, focused intent or energy. As a Martial Artist, you focus on exacting actions, stances, postures, transitions […]

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Sanchin & Kyusho

Sanchin & Kyusho

January 16, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Sanchin & Kyusho for Health and Protection Sunday January  27, 2019 Salem Waterfront Hotel, Salem Massachusetts. For – Health, Wellness & Self Protection Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for gaining Health, Wellness and Protection from Sanchin Kata. Health Sanchin is a concise and encompassing […]

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Tai Sabaki

Tai Sabaki

January 11, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  体捌き Refers to whole body movement, or repositioning for advantage in combative action.  It is a term used widely in and very important in all Martial Arts styles typically used to avoid an attack, such that the opponent is placed in a less advantageous position.  This is not for evasion, but rather to gain advantage. Tai […]

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Body Changing

Body Changing

January 4, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

      Ultimate Protection Centuries ago ancient Chinese cultures and Martial Artists discovered and refined a system of protection as well as preservation.  This was called bymany names over the ages, yet it is centered on “Body Change” exercises. These were designed to strengthen the individuals mind, body and spirit, but not Today everyone […]

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