Sanchin to the Bone

Sanchin to the Bone

    And Beyond So what is it about Sanchin that makes it so coveted by so many styles of Karate as well as Gong Fu?  There are so many factors from Iron Shirt to Chi Gung to a complete fighting system.  But here is one part of Sanchin and Iron Shirt not...
Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

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...
Dr. Jacob McClintock

Dr. Jacob McClintock

    More Medical Validation Dr. Jacob McClintock of Arkansas, is an Emergency Room Physician, who contacted me with a great story.  It seems Doctor McClintock credits a Kyusho Revival for saving an elderly patient from coding in the ER... now how cool is...
The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve

    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...

With or Without

  Kyusho That is the only difference in Karate Styles Basically, it's all the same... they share blocks, punches and kicks, so the only difference between Karate Styles is it with or without Kyusho. It is the missing ingredient in most modern practices... that...
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