Denko Documented

Denko Documented

Question Submitted by Emmett Doyle from YouTube Hi Mr Pantazi Hi Evan sir, Bit off topic, and I know you don't deal with points but anatomy, I've came across a technique in a book which refers to kyusho known as Denko (lightning bolt), could you shed any light on this...
Funakoshi’s Hangetsu Suffocation

Funakoshi’s Hangetsu Suffocation

Old Concepts Reveal Real Bunkai When we look back at the Katas, we must take into account the documentation of those ancient Martial Artists that passed on the original Style, or created an original Style. Instead of looking at the old pictures and films and...
Hikite

Hikite

The Withdrawing Hand Hikite (te means hand and hiki means drawing in) is a classic action in traditional martial arts, especially in Karate. Traditionally we are taught that this is to generate greater power in our strikes, more focus (Kime) and even balance.  It...
Bunkai

Bunkai

Bunkai (分解) Translates as "analysis" or "interpretation". It is a Japanese term in Martial Arts that describes the analysis of Kata as well as understanding fighting techniques from the movements that Kata. It has also long been a held tradition, that there are...
Kime

Kime

  Translates as: FOCUS Kime is a long venerated Karate term as well as practice... it is the essence of Karate for most. It translates from the longer word of Kimeru meaning to decide, fix or set... in short, focused intent or energy. As a Martial Artist, you...
Sanchin & Kyusho

Sanchin & Kyusho

Sanchin & Kyusho for Health and Protection Sunday January  27, 2019 Salem Waterfront Hotel, Salem Massachusetts. For - Health, Wellness & Self Protection Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for...
Tai Sabaki

Tai Sabaki

  体捌き Refers to whole body movement, or repositioning for advantage in combative action.  It is a term used widely in and very important in all Martial Arts styles typically used to avoid an attack, such that the opponent is placed in a less advantageous...
Body Changing

Body Changing

      Ultimate Protection Centuries ago ancient Chinese cultures and Martial Artists discovered and refined a system of protection as well as preservation.  This was called bymany names over the ages, yet it is centered on "Body Change" exercises. These...
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