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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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Kyusho Intro Seminar

Kyusho Intro Seminar

November 30, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Knowing The Nerves All styles of Martial Arts can greatly be enhanced by working with the nerves as targets on the opponents. But we realize that it is a daunting task and there is so much to learn and so little time.  This should not dissuade you from gaining additional education that will […]

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Sanchin – Tensho – Seiunchin

Sanchin – Tensho – Seiunchin

October 26, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  A Progression Old styles of Martial Arts had Katas that trained the body in levels of progression.  You were not allowed to learn a new Kata unless you had mastered the prior Kata.  With a style comprised of only one, two or three forms, this was still a life pursuit, but deeper than in […]

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Sanchin to the Bone

Sanchin to the Bone

September 14, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    And Beyond So what is it about Sanchin that makes it so coveted by so many styles of Karate as well as Gong Fu?  There are so many factors from Iron Shirt to Chi Gung to a complete fighting system.  But here is one part of Sanchin and Iron Shirt not usually discussed. The […]

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Do You Play or Train Kyusho

Do You Play or Train Kyusho

August 24, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  It’s not so clear a question Most Kyusho practitioners I have run into prefer to always learn new targets and especially new tricks.  Little gimmicks that they can learn and show to people… but this is not training, it is simply playing Kyusho. Even senior Kyusho practitioners rather play than train as training requires […]

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With or Without

With or Without

August 17, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Kyusho That is the only difference in Karate Styles Basically, it’s all the same… they share blocks, punches and kicks, so the only difference between Karate Styles is it with or without Kyusho. It is the missing ingredient in most modern practices… that the founders of the styles had, but sadly did not pass […]

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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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