Needle to the Sea Bottom

Needle to the Sea Bottom

    The Hidden Meaning The move in Tai Chi Chuan with the fingers sinking downward, has long been an enigma for many Tai Chi Practitioners. Conventional self protection ideas popularized have been to use this action as a throw, or joint locking method. this...
Ferguson vs Gaethje

Ferguson vs Gaethje

    Where's the KO? This question was posed by one subscriber onYouTube: Greg's Best Best This question relates to Kyusho in general. In the recent UFC fight between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje, it looked like Justin nailed Tony a few times with punches...
3 Palms of Saifa

3 Palms of Saifa

    Literal vs. Conceptual When studying Kyusho you can derive both literal and conceptual bunkai from any action in any style. In the literal version you would use the exacting action and or posture. One example would be the three Palm and Backfists of...
Online Kyusho Training Session

Online Kyusho Training Session

    Platinum Subscribers May 8, 2020 With Kyusho practitioners from around the world Austria, Morocco, Canada, Switzerland, Ireland, England and US...  this link was available fora limited number of Platinum Subscribers as Zoom only handles 20 - 40 online...
Kata Rokkishu

Kata Rokkishu

      The 6 Ji Hands of Gokenki 六つの風手 (六気手) Rokkishu translates into 6 hands (as seen in the ancient Bubishi as the 6 Ji Hands) and originated in Chinese Martial Arts.  It is widely thought to be the precursor of the Goju Ryu form called "Tensho"....

Monkey Shichen

    White Ape  Tongbeiquan (通背拳) This is but one Monkey Style among many, however it is of note that this is also designated as (White), a distinction called out by the Bubishi many times throughout the text. The full name of the original Tongbei Quan is...
Juji-Uke

Juji-Uke

    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...
Taikyoku Hand Pattern

Taikyoku Hand Pattern

    Kyusho Applications Taikyoku has a predominant hand action sequence, which seems simplistic, but is almost profound in it's depth of possibility. Let's start by looking at the benefits to the practitioner in their Mind, Body and Spirit as the pattern...
Why people don’t believe Kyusho

Why people don’t believe Kyusho

    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...
Kyusho Basic Knife

Kyusho Basic Knife

  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...
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