Kyusho Hangetsu

  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,...
Gangaku

Gangaku

    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...
Hardened Defenses

Hardened Defenses

    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...
Facial Nerve Root

Facial Nerve Root

    The Ramifications Many people in Kyusho (especially the beginners), believe that Kyusho or "Pressure Points" rely on pain compliance. But this is not the real use case, nor the way to employ Kyusho. Many also call this target TW-17, but again they are...
Rokkishu Kyusho Knockout Bunkais

Rokkishu Kyusho Knockout Bunkais

    Six Hands of Shaolin For the full 3 hour film - Click Here - Free for Platinum Subscribers Rokkishu translates into "6 hands" (seen in the ancient Bubishi as the 6 Ji Hands or 6 Wind Hands of Shaolin), originated in Chinese Martial Arts. It is widely...
Reverse Breathing

Reverse Breathing

  For Kyusho A question from one of the Patreon Subscribers read as follows: Doug O'Connor  Reverse breathing.  When performing kata (I.e., Sanchin, Naihanchi, etc.), do you use reverse breathing?  And also when performing Kyusho movements?  I have been reading...
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