Ever Try to KO yourself?

Ever Try to KO yourself?

      Seriously Now Let's face it, when we first started in Kyusho,we always tried to knock ourselves out to feel what it was like and to gain the skill.  But it didn't work out so well, it just hurt and made you dizzy or nauseous.  So why is it that...
Origins of Kata

Origins of Kata

      Where did Tai Chi and Kata begin Jacob Mcclintock So interesting how you see a lot of the taichi long form movements in seisan/hangetsu kata. I wonder if it came from Tai chi, or if there is at least some common root. Evan Pantazi Sir, I do not think we...
Shichen

Shichen

  時辰 Shi A time, season, period, hour, era, or age. Chen An Earthly Branch, part of life. Shichen ("Long Hours") typically refer to time periods. The ancient Chinese referred to 12 segments of time after the 12 months and the 12 corresponding animals. The day was...

Karate-ka or Kyusho-ka

Definition of Karateka  a practitioner of Karate We have always called folks the study and practice of Karate (irregardless of what style), we called Karate-Ka.  This means that you learn, practice and utilize the set postures, transitions and Kata in self defense...
Chaining the Occiptial Nerves

Chaining the Occiptial Nerves

  How to work the target Taking a soft cupped hand first place it where the base of the skull and neck meet.  Rest the whole palm there with equal pressure... slowly withdraw the hand and quickly slap the same are with the whole palm uniformly toward the...
Kyusho in Seipai

Kyusho in Seipai

  Answers from the Bubishi From Goju Ryu and others styles this ancient Kata was one of the more prominent Kata depicted in the Bubishi... and therefore is steeped or more aptly, evolved from Kyusho. As this is an ancient Kata, much of the historical information...
Seisan Tactics

Seisan Tactics

Taking Seisan to the Street The ancient Kata Seisan, is still as viable today as it has been throughout the centuries for practical self protection. Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for practical...
Why Study Both Tiger and Crane

Why Study Both Tiger and Crane

Body Structure The simple answer is that there are use cases for both. There are differentials to both and the benefits may or may not suit each individual. The Tiger takes strength, power and tenacity to dig deep enough into the body's internal structures. This would...
Chaining Kyusho

Chaining Kyusho

Introducing "Chaining" Chaining is a new video process we developed for you to learn from all our great instructors. We will give you a target, fully illustrate the target, be it nerve, blood vessel or organ, show a demonstration of an application, then let our...
Closed Door System

Closed Door System

Traditional Secret Training In the old ways of the Martial Arts there was two systems in each system, one being openly taught and the other taught only to a select few people.  These were considered the Open (Kaishu) and Closed (Heishu) door systems. And so we must...
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