2019 International Kyusho Convention

November 1, 2 & 3, 2019

Cincinnati, Ohio

More Information Soon....

The 19th annual
International Kyusho Convention:

The International Kyusho
Convention 2019 is this year in Cincinnati, Ohio (USA). It is the biggest Kyusho Event of  each year.

Coming back to the USA after 12 years jumping around the world

It is open to every style and organisation.

You learn the art of Kyusho from Masters and Instructors from around the world as well as network with Kyusho Enthusiasts worldwide.

Founded in 2000 this course is for Kyusho Enthusiasts of all styles and organizations for Instruction, Training, Demonstrations and Networking with Kyusho Practitioners from around the world... there is something for everyone!

This is an exclusive training and certification program that teaches you in 5 critical ways:

  • You will learn to access the human nervous system to cause physical dysfunction and affect the opponents level of consciousness.
  • Learn quickly as the program brings you to a new level of skill and understanding to fit you personally and your style.
  • Learn efficiency as strength, size and speed are not the goal.  We teach you the weaker anatomical structures of the human body and how to access them correctly, even under stress.
  • Also learn Healing methods for you to help Family and Friends... complete your understanding!
  • Learn Safely with over 50 sessions to choose from and geared to the individual!

Join people from over 30 countries all  for this incredible event!

Kyusho Recognition Awards:

AT each annual convention we name and award the years most recognized Kyusho Practitioner in four categories:

1. Mentor Award, top instructor that gets on the mat and leads by experience. Teaching openly with their heart and soul, in a clear understandable manner.
2. Research Award, given to those that develop and idea or direction of study. Not only bringing new information to light, but also the ability to teach others how to implement the knowledge in their own style.
3. Ambassador Award, will be given to the individual that brings people together. Who has traveled and openly shared Kyusho in many locations around the world.
4. Dedication Award will be given to the individual that displays the most dedication and determination in learning as a student of the art.


CVG - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Course Location:

Seminar will be held at Patten's Martial Arts, 10930 Loveland Madeira Rd #K, Loveland, Ohio 45140


Holiday Inn Express, 301 Old Bank Rd. Milford, Ohio 45150. Phone # 513-831-7829.


COMFORT INN & SUITES EASTGATE 4421 Aicholtz Rd, Cincinnati, OH, 45245-1527, US Phone: +1 513 947 0100

4421 Aicholtz Rd, Cincinnati, OH, 45245-1527, US
Phone: (513) 947-0100 Fax: (513) 943-2991
100% Smoke Free Hotel


Instructor Designations

 All Kyusho Curriculums
EP - Evan Pantazi GR - Gary Rooks
TG - Tom Gallo DR - Daniel Riess
HW - Hermann Woodtli MM - Max Maislinger
MH - Mike Hebert JH - John Hagman
CR - Cody Robyn RF - Rob Frappier

Friday November 1, 2019

Morning Shooting Classes (Contact: rooks.tina@gmail.com)

Taught by Officer Tim Pappas

  • 30+ years as a Cincinnati Police Officer, 24 year veteran Cincinnati Police/SWAT Officer, SWAT Negotiator, SWAT Medic, Explosive Breacher.
  • Over 4000+ HIGH RISK Operations ranging from Search Warrants to Hostage Rescue, Riot Operations & Dignitary Protection, Shooting over 20,000 rounds a year for training, over 300 hours of continuing training.
  • Less Lethal Instructor, Pepperball Instructor, CPR Instructor, Advanced First Aid Instructor, Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun Instructor.
  • 2 Time Olympic Qualifier for Shooting Events.
  • Trained with Navy SEAL's, Delta Operators, And numerous special operations/swat teams throughout the United States.

Amount of each shooting platform to be determined depending on experience of participants.

If you are US based, please bring firearm and ammo,all foreign travelers will be supplied at site.

Non Police/Military $125.00
Hand Gun, Shot Gun & Rifle
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Police/Military $150.00
2-Primary Firearms that the officers are use
2:00 pm- 5:00 pm
Contact: rooks.tina@gmail.com Contact: rooks.tina@gmail.com


Schedule subject to change

4:30-5:00 PM Check In
5:00-5:50 PM GR -
6:00-6:50 PM MH -
7:00-7:50 PM DR - Close Combat
8:00-8:50 PM EP - Clinch

Saturday November 2, 2019

Schedule subject to change
09:30-10:00 AM Check In
10:00-10:50 AM EP - Tegumi
11:00-11:50 AM GR -
12:00-13:00 PM Lunch  - within walking distance
1:00-1:50 PM TG - FMA Entries
2:00-:2:50 PM HW - Kyusho in Shotokan
3:00-3:50 PM CR - Compliance
4:00-4:50 PM MM- Headlock Escape & Drill
5:00-5:50 PM Session for Group Photos
7:30 PM Dinner - To Be Announced

Sunday November 3, 2019

Schedule subject to change
09:30-10:00 AM Check In
10:00-10:50 AM GR
11:00-11:50 AM EP - Stomp and Kick
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch  - within walking distance
1:00-1:50 PM SL -
2:00-2:50 PM JH - Efficient Striking
3:00-3:50 PM RF -
4:00-4:50 PM Awards & Demonstrations, 2020 IKC plans


Why register early???

  • Book early Hotels sometimes fill up quickly!
  • By registration until October 9, 2019 and save money, an additional fee will be added after the October 9th date.
  • Rooms may be rented Thursday October 31, November 1, 2 & 3, 2019 at this rate.
  • Check in after 3PM - check out by 11:00am

Waiver of Liability: By enrolling and participating in this course you acknowledge and accept the     following terms and conditions:
All physical manipulations of the body can be potentially hazardous. Attendance at this Seminar requires Hands-On training with other participants.  I, the below signed, release: Evan Pantazi, Kyusho International Inc. and all Instructors and agencies associated with this event in any capacity, from any and all liability, that may incur as a result of my willing participation at this event. I also release to Kyusho International Inc, the permission to use my image in any video or picture reproductions.

I understand that by registering online I agree to these Conditions.  (If under 18 years of age, a special form must be signed by a parent or legal guardian).


Also in consideration of my engagement as a model, upon the terms herewith stated, I hereby give to Kyusho International ® it’s officers, legal representatives and assigns, those for whom Kyusho International ® is acting, and those acting with his/her authority and permission:

a) the unrestricted right and permission to copyright and use, re-use, publish, and republish photographic portraits, pictures or video representations of me or in which I may be included intact or in part, composite or distorted in character or form, without restriction as to changes or transformations in conjunction with my own or a fictitious name, or reproduction hereof in color or otherwise, made through any and all media now or hereafter known for illustration, art, promotion, advertising, trade, or any other purpose whatsoever.

b) I also permit the use of any printed material in connection therewith.

c) I hereby relinquish any right that I may have to examine or approve the completed product or products or the advertising copy or printed matter that may be used in conjunction therewith or the use to which it may be applied.

d) I hereby release, discharge and agree to save harmless to Kyusho International ® it’s officers, legal representatives and assigns, those for whom Kyusho International ®, and all persons functioning under his/her permission or authority, or those for whom he/she is functioning, from any liability by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the taking of said picture or in any subsequent processing thereof, as well as any publication thereof, including without limitation any claims for libel or invasion of privacy.

e) I hereby affirm that I am over the age of majority and have the right to contract in my own name. I have read the above authorization, release and agreement, prior to its execution; I fully understand the contents thereof. This agreement shall be binding upon me and my heirs, legal representatives and assigns.  Any and all litigation will be held and or prosecuted under and in the legal jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA.


Costs of IKC (3 days):

Non KI Members $250.00
Current Members $220.00
KI Instructors $200.00

Bring 5 additional people get 1 free attendance. Does not apply to firearms class.

Non Member/s buy 5 get 1 free button


Member/s buy 5 get 1 free button


CI - Registration


Please check with your local governments






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