Category: Training

Tigers Tooth

Tigers Tooth

August 7, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Dig Deep Not all tools are created equal, there are some that are designed for concussive strikes, some designed for compressive actions and some were designed for positional use. An old hand formation from the 6 hands of Shaolin, was the single blade of grass hand… this particular hand was not intended for […]

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Use it against them

Use it against them

July 31, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Anti-Antifa The world today is upside down… with no outlook fo getting any less strange or dangerous. In fact we are living through the Zombie apocalypse now, it’s no longer fiction, conspiracy or something we can ignore. We see riots, desecration of historical monuments, businesses, personal property, even Law Enforcement facilities. We are […]

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Spiraling Punch

Spiraling Punch

July 17, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

  The Spiraling Punch of Kung Fu With this posture and Kyusho we can realize many self defense possibilities as well as physiological transitions and advantages. But first we need to look beyond the traditional explanations, techniques and look more internally at the human vital structures. Many will view, train and teach the overhead arm […]

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Shin Entry

Shin Entry

July 3, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Tibial Nerve As Kyusho does not need power to create severe dysfunction in an opponent, smaller less detectable actions can cause great affect. The Shin Entry is such an action which is powerful or devastating depending on the power and intensity you focus on the real target of the Tibial Nerve. This nerve […]

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Juji-Uke

Juji-Uke

May 8, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    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 also too complex for actual combative use, […]

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Why people don’t believe Kyusho

Why people don’t believe Kyusho

April 24, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Kyusho test 513,995 views – Presented Dec 17, 2008 Many people do not believe that Kyusho is real or workable, however most if not all of these folks have never properly trained in Kyusho. When asked they always say why would I train something that is fake, but how can you say it […]

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Kyusho Basic Knife

Kyusho Basic Knife

April 17, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

  Kyusho Basic Knife Training (1999) Occasionally looking back is an excellent way to validate if information, training and instruction of a certain Kyusho process still holds value, or must be refined, built upon or even eliminated. In this case the look back was on the Kyusho Basic Knife Defense training that was developed in […]

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Kyusho Hangetsu

Kyusho Hangetsu

April 3, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

  Tegumi & Tuite A new film with bonus seminar film included Hangetsu (半月 Japanese translation “Half Moon”) is an advanced level kata practiced in Shotokan karate. It originated from the Naha-te school. The first part is executed slowly with strong breathing, stressing the development of the hara, or energy field. This sequence shares a […]

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Gangaku

Gangaku

March 27, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Empi Applications This question came in from YouTube: Ahsan Reza:  Sensei, please explain gankaku Evan Pantazi: That could take a life time… maybe one move from it… which one? Ahsan Reza: @Evan Pantazi thanks for your kind reply. Movement 24-25 empi uke   So as we can see the extended hand does not […]

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Hardened Defenses

Hardened Defenses

March 20, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    The Martial Artists Goal As Martial Artists, we work tirelessly to harden our bodies, mind and spirit against an opponent. This time the opponent is Viral and chances to avoid contact with it is slim. So what we must do instead is to Harden ourselves against the intrusions it can inflict. There are […]

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