Juji-Uke

Juji-Uke

    4 Directional Blood Chokes The hand posture pictured is a common action in most Karate Styles. It appears in many an advanced Kata with a few variations depending on the style. The hands are placed in an X shape and holds many possibilities. But many are...
Facial Nerve Root

Facial Nerve Root

    The Ramifications Many people in Kyusho (especially the beginners), believe that Kyusho or "Pressure Points" rely on pain compliance. But this is not the real use case, nor the way to employ Kyusho. Many also call this target TW-17, but again they are...
Anatomical Iron Shirt

Anatomical Iron Shirt

    No Not a Chi Gung Thing So many peple train Chi Gung for decades to achieve the "Iron Shirt" or "Iron Vest" Method of protection from Kyusho. But it is not necessary as it is an anatomical and structural training process that creates this affect. It...
Kyusho in Seipai

Kyusho in Seipai

  Answers from the Bubishi From Goju Ryu and others styles this ancient Kata was one of the more prominent Kata depicted in the Bubishi... and therefore is steeped or more aptly, evolved from Kyusho. As this is an ancient Kata, much of the historical information...
Seisan Tactics

Seisan Tactics

Taking Seisan to the Street The ancient Kata Seisan, is still as viable today as it has been throughout the centuries for practical self protection. Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for practical...
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