Category: Styles

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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Kyusho of TKD

Kyusho of TKD

October 19, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  From yet another Old Master or Founding Father… Yes General Choi Hing Hi, the founder of Taekwon-do added the Kyusho (he called Kupso) to his encyclopedia of Taekwon-do, a huge set of 15 volumes depicting the original ways of his style. Specifically located in volume 2, starting on page 88… we can see stark […]

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Cranes and Tigers and Dragons Oh My

Cranes and Tigers and Dragons Oh My

October 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    The Rule of Yin and Yang The Rule of Yin and Yang is not limited to positive and negative, but in the transition ever constant in these dueling polarities. As one can not exist without the other, they also can not exist in stagnation.  Energy is a constant vibration from one to the […]

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Sanchin & Kyusho

Sanchin & Kyusho

October 10, 2018 | 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 […]

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Sanchin Tegumi

Sanchin Tegumi

October 5, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Full Film Link Below The Hey You Say Most practitioners of Sanchin hold fast to the idea and practice of the Kata as a meditation, body strengthening, body conditioning and breath control method.  Few look at the infinite possibilities of Sanchin as a complete Martial System, that range from all of the above attributes, […]

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Suparempi

Suparempi

September 28, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  The Missing Kata Suparempi (108 Steps) Kanbun Uechi travelled from his home in Okinawa to the Fujian province of south China in the year 1897.  There he studied the martial system of Pan Gai noon under the master Chou Tsu Ho (Shu Shi Wa), for thirteen (Seisan) years. When Uechi, Kanbun travelled back to […]

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Hohan Sokens Kyusho Notes – The Truth

Hohan Sokens Kyusho Notes – The Truth

September 21, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  The Real Story Discussion Arranged by Mr.Thompson M (from YouTube) A discussion with James Coffman, direct student of Hohan Soken and Fusei Kise, he reveals the facts about the fabled “Notes” and brings further light to real Kyusho, Shorinji vs. Shorin Ryu, George Dillman, Kyusho, Old Mans Karate, Body Change and more. The charts […]

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Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

September 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Kumite & Kyusho Submited by Hermann Woodtli, Switzerland   Kumite is one of the three pillars of the Shotokan Karate curriculum, with Karateka slowly and systematically prepared for the competition. Different forms are practiced, depending on the degree and ability of the exerciser. The curriculum or the method of teaching is the actual framework of […]

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The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve

August 31, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    What is the vagus nerve? The vagus nerve is the longest of your cranial nerves and has numerous nerve fibers spanning from your brain stem to all your organs. The word Vagus, means wanderer, as it is running throughout your body. Basically, it is the command center of your parasympathetic nervous system, or 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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