Strike Ears WIth Fists

Strike Ears WIth Fists

The Classic Posture from Tai Chi as well as Passai or Bassai Kata and several other ancient Kata postures. It can also be seen in the Ancient Bubishi in many forms of application which all are designed to quickly disable the opponent. Defensive Use-case - Offensive...
Neck Crank

Neck Crank

Neck Crank All Kata applications could be and probably were Fatal for the opponent, as they were designed to document the most powerful actions in a style. There are several ways to apply the Neck Crank, however Kyusho adds not only efficiency, but also an ability to...
Dropping Elbow

Dropping Elbow

Oyatas Passai - Application 4 Dropping Elbow The spinal area of the human body is not only difficult to attain targeting on, except in certain circumstances, it is one of the more dangerous areas to target. This is not just because of possible injury to the spine,...
Oyata’s Passai – Application 3

Oyata’s Passai – Application 3

Knee'em in the face Following along with the Kata, after the fist and palm salute descend toward the Hara, we then drop into a "Cat Stance" (Neko Ashi Dachi). This can be a backup for the prior Kyusho attack method as we can never count on the actions of an opponent...
Monk’s Dropping Salutation

Monk’s Dropping Salutation

Bao Quan (抱拳) The literal translation is "Fist Wrapping", this is is a common "etiquette" derived from (but not exclusive to) Chinese Martial Arts or the more Chinese influenced Kata of Okinawa and less of Japan. It is not considered a Bow, but rather more of a...
Kyusho-ized Passai

Kyusho-ized Passai

When a Bow is not a Bow The opening salute or Bow in a form or Kata in the Martial Arts is considered a simple gesture of reverence, respect, honor etc., but not as a deadly Martial Application. From a simple grab of the neck and headbutt to the opponent, to a...
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