Neck Crank

Neck Crank

Neck Crank All Kata applications could be and probably were Fatal for the opponent, as they were designed to document the most powerful actions in a style. There are several ways to apply the Neck Crank, however Kyusho adds not only efficiency, but also an ability to...
Hawaiian Triangle

Hawaiian Triangle

Oyata's Passai -Application 5 That doesn't sound like Karate,or even Kyusho... well it is, but just named by Professor Wally Jay the founder of Small Circle Jujitsu. The late Professor Jay knew Kyusho and could deploy it, however when I asked him why he did not teach...
Dropping Elbow

Dropping Elbow

Oyatas Passai - Application 4 Dropping Elbow The spinal area of the human body is not only difficult to attain targeting on, except in certain circumstances, it is one of the more dangerous areas to target. This is not just because of possible injury to the spine,...
Mike Tyson’s Kyusho

Mike Tyson’s Kyusho

It seems Mike Tyson knew Kyusho No he didn’t call it Kyusho, however he did say that he knew of key points on the body that he was instructed in to target to cause the knockout. And in fact in his first and second title fights, he achieved a knockout using one of the...
Oyata’s Passai – Application 3

Oyata’s Passai – Application 3

Knee'em in the face Following along with the Kata, after the fist and palm salute descend toward the Hara, we then drop into a "Cat Stance" (Neko Ashi Dachi). This can be a backup for the prior Kyusho attack method as we can never count on the actions of an opponent...
Monk’s Dropping Salutation

Monk’s Dropping Salutation

Bao Quan (抱拳) The literal translation is "Fist Wrapping", this is is a common "etiquette" derived from (but not exclusive to) Chinese Martial Arts or the more Chinese influenced Kata of Okinawa and less of Japan. It is not considered a Bow, but rather more of a...
Kyusho-ized Passai

Kyusho-ized Passai

When a Bow is not a Bow The opening salute or Bow in a form or Kata in the Martial Arts is considered a simple gesture of reverence, respect, honor etc., but not as a deadly Martial Application. From a simple grab of the neck and headbutt to the opponent, to a...

Archive 4 – Kyusho Grappling 2000

Kyusho Grappling - (circa 2000) Kyusho applications that greatly enhance your Grappling capabilities. Again this video was another landmark production which opened Kyusho for ground fighting applications, not yet explored in the Kyusho World. This production...

Archive 3 – Kyusho Basic Knife 1999

Kyusho Basic Knife Method - (circa 1999) The way to use Kyusho against the bladed weapon to minimize stress and serious injury. This video again broke new ground as it clearly illustrated multiple point targeting in fast spontaneous motion. It also was first to break...
Archive 2 – Uechi Sanseiru 1998

Archive 2 – Uechi Sanseiru 1998

Uechi Ryu Sanseiru Kata Sanseiru (三十六手) Filmed and released in 1998, this seminar had constituents from Okinawa as well as a cameo appearance of Hanshi George Mattson, also in attendance. In 1999 George Mattson and the I.U.R.K.F.(inetrnational Uechi Ryu Karate...
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