Category: Beginner

What if

What if

August 10, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Kyusho is Real Lets just think  about this a bit more before it is dismissed. What if the Old Founders from Funakoshi, Mabuni, Fujita, Oyata, Soken, Itosu, Etc, were correct? What if their notes and documents they wrote, coveted and passed on were real? What if the Basis of Kara-Te was Kyusho (attacking the […]

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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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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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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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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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The Science of Kyusho

The Science of Kyusho

March 23, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Science and the Art Science Most people realize that technology rapidly changes professional sports via science.  Clothing and protective gear advances as does training processes and performance levels due to these advancements. So how can science and technology can Kyusho Practitioners reach their maximum potential? First is the research into real anatomical structures, their […]

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Kyusho in Fook Sao

Kyusho in Fook Sao

March 16, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Fook Sao – Blood Pool Hand Excerpt from Wing Chun Tegumi Filming So often we look at moves in our martial arts forms and think they are only for exercise, to develop energy, or as defensive only application.  By always considering each action a defensive and offensive tool, you can instantly double the […]

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Bubishi Training and Testing

Bubishi Training and Testing

March 9, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Training the Living Bubishi Kyusho-Jutsu Kokusai Shihankai   急所術国際師範會 International Association of Kyusho-Jutsu Master Instructors Deciphering and bringing the Bubishi to life is not an easy task, nor is it for only two instructors to make this vital information widespread in all Karate Styles.  It takes many qualified instructors dedicated to the process.  We need […]

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