Jigoro Kano Kyusho

Jigoro Kano Kyusho

    Yes Judo Kyusho Kanō Jigorō (嘉納 治五郎, 28 October 1860 – 4 May 1938) was a Japanese educator and athlete, the founder of Judo. Judo was the first Japanese martial art to gain widespread international recognition, and the first to become an official Olympic...
Shin Entry

Shin Entry

    Tibial Nerve As Kyusho does not need power to create severe dysfunction in an opponent, smaller less detectable actions can cause great affect. The Shin Entry is such an action which is powerful or devastating depending on the power and intensity you...
Dragon Posture

Dragon Posture

    From the Bubishi In Article 21 of the Bubishi, as well as other pages, books and scrolls, there are drawn human figures in certain Martial postures. In the Bubishi, these postures are given the names of a particular Shichen, in particular for this...
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...
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