Category: Styles

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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When did the Hands of Karate Close

When did the Hands of Karate Close

August 3, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

1936 meeting of masters – Commemorating the establishment of basic kata of karate do in 1937 Chotoku Kyan – Kentsu Yabu – Como Hanashiro – Chojun Miyagi front from left Shinpan Shiroma – Sinpan Gusukuma – Choryo Maeshiro – Chosin Chibana – Genwa Nakasone back from left In one word “DO” The de-emphasis of the […]

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That Old Heart Revival Thing

That Old Heart Revival Thing

July 27, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Wait, here is a great story to back up the reality This video has excerpts from a YouTube interview between Greg Hunter (usawattchdog.com) and Dr. Dave Janda (  https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=operation+freedom). Let’s face it most “Traditional” Martial Artists believe their is no reality base in Kyusho, although we prove it every day. It is really funny […]

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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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Marote Uke

Marote Uke

June 15, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  “Nothing is more harmful to the world as a martial art that is not effective in actual self-defense” – Choki Motobu Ahh the words of a true Master… yet today we see more and more ineffective postures, actions and techniques being forwarded for such powerful Karate postures. If this is used as a block […]

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White Crane Electrics

White Crane Electrics

June 1, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Why the White Flash during Nerve Attack This isn’t related to psychology it is pure neurology… I just wanted to make that clear to begin.  When you get hit in the head, your brain sometimes “freaks out”. One of two things happens: 1. (For a light, quick traumatic injury) Your brain sends out erratic […]

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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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Black Tiger

Black Tiger

May 18, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    The Darker Side We have covered so far only one vital aspect of the “Black Tiger”, in that when the blood system is attacked to the extent that it drops the opponent (explained in detail and demonstration in prior articles and films), their eyesight fades to black and therefore the name. However there […]

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Tui Na (Qinna 擒拿)

Tui Na (Qinna 擒拿)

May 4, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Tui means “to push” and Na means “to lift and squeeze.” Now this expression is more correlated to the healing arts, in fact Tui Na is a name of a healing art using the manipulation of body tissues and structures.  However it is directly related to the Martial Arts and more specifically to the Bubishi when […]

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