Suparempi Question

Suparempi Question

  Bunkai of the Bubishi Hello Evan, I received the email below and hope that you can answer his questions. Thank you!!! Yours in the Arts, Dana L. Stamos USAdojo.com   "Hello, I have many of Sensei Pantazi's videos and attended a seminar in Boulder Colorado...
Monkey in Suparempi

Monkey in Suparempi

    猴拳 Influenced by Shaolin It is common knowledge that the Okinawan Martial Arts was heavily influenced bu the Chinese methods derived from Shaolin. Within the ancient Bubishi, there are 3 Shaolin Hands, that can be found as the basis of the Old Monkey...
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...
Watari-Uke

Watari-Uke

渡り受 (Wandering and Receiving) The opening actions of the Uechi Ryu/Pangainon Sanseiru Performed by Uechi Karate Ledgend Tsutomu Nakahodo Watari Uke has many possible meanings (like the one above), as the language changes with need, emotion and other variables. But...
Saifa Intro

Saifa Intro

  砕破 Saifa translates as "Smash and Tear" (grabbing and tearing of tissue in close-quartered combat), of Chinese origin and brought from Fuzhou China to Okinawa by Kanryo Higaonna. It is representative of Monkey Style in its actions and methods as it contains...
Uechi Seisan Hand Transitions

Uechi Seisan Hand Transitions

    Yin and Yang There is a transition of hand actions that are the same in context, yet performed in the opposite direction using Uechi/Pangainoon Sanchin and Seisan. Using Kyusho to decode the Katas is invaluable as only target acquisition can unveil the...
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