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The One Kata

The One Kata

January 21, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

  Thank you for your continued support, as the only people that can view this post are Bronze Level Subscribers and above, It is a test to see if the blog can be more exclusive for our supporting clients!  More will follow… subscribe now and don’t miss the deeper exclusive material to be released each […]

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Budo International January 2015

Budo International January 2015

January 19, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

  Free Service for our readers as thanks from Kyusho.com: We will now be adding the by monthly Budo International online magazines free of charge here on the Blog. There will be two monthly editions and we will have all English and most of the other languages as well… linked here as a service to […]

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Beat a Dead Horse.

Beat a Dead Horse.

January 16, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Over repetition? I think not. Training in spontaneous manner with tools and targets is far superior than technique training.   An account of failure (or magnificent victory from the opposition) in the UFC fights from years back that will illustrate this. The fight was Hughs vs Gracie, where Hughs employed a picture perfect side arm bar that […]

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Knees

Knees

January 9, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

Duh So as we just discussed in the last blog entry with the elbows, the knees generate massive power that does not need Kyusho for greater effect… Or do we? With massive power comes massive exertion, instability and limited time window for use.  Let’s look at these ideas one at a time first before exploring […]

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Winter Blog Flash

Winter Blog Flash

January 7, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

    The long winter days of the New Year may have you a bit stir crazy so while we await the Friday Blog for this week, I thought I would share a quick Blog Flash: So a few years ago, someone asked me how valid Kyusho would be wearing gloves in the winter.  They […]

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Elbows

Elbows

January 1, 2015 | By | 3 Comments

  What are you crazy? Are you suggesting you hit Kyusho targets with your elbow?  Our answer… “Of Course”. You are to use whatever you are comfortable with, head buts, knees, open or closed hand… even your shoulders… but for now lets look close at the power of the elbow.  With the correct adaptations to […]

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Dynamics of Kyusho

Dynamics of Kyusho

December 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Efficiency is the vital point Blocking:  in most mainstream martial arts people spend inordinate time training to block incoming strikes.  This generates a reactive tendency and dependent on following as well as trying to compensate the opponents momentum and initiative… One step behind.  In Kyusho the practitioner is trained in targeting of any incoming attack […]

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Compounding

Compounding

December 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

What the heck is that? Once the basics are understood (I mean really well), then you will naturally tend to compound the basics into a natural ability. If forced it will be non functional under real stress and conflict, so do not push the process, let it occur. When you repeatedly apply the basic components […]

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Uncovered

Uncovered

December 12, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

  Field Tested As all we do in the Kyusho realm, we take an idea based on our past experiences and fully explore all the possibilities.  When we finally arrive at a conclusion we field test it on as many people as possible all over the world for a minimum of 5 years.  When it […]

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Mook Jong

Mook Jong

December 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

    This is the apparatus and form used to practice Dim Mak / Kyusho for centuries. Used by several styles of Martial Arts for conditioning and training this ancient device is best known in the Art of Wing Chun. Wing Chun’s infamous Wooden Dummy or more accurately the Mook Jong is an incredible training […]

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