4 Concussives Part 2

Based Shock Based Concussion We will be demonstrating and explaining the second type of concussive power, again using one of the more recognizable postures in all Tai Chi Styles is the Pushing Hands (Tui Shao) posture. It’s not just for pushing, in fact they it is a...
Tai Chi Push

Tai Chi Push

4 Concussive's - Part 1 One of the more recognizable postures in all Tai Chi Styles is the Pushing Hands posture. But it’s not just for pushing, in fact they are very potent and focused attacks for Kyusho. Concussion is not a simple metric as it comes in many forms...
Black Snake

Black Snake

5 Venom's In Wing Chun there is the dichotomy of the White Crane vs. the Black Snake, this is akin to the White Crane - Black Tiger dichotomy of the ancient Bubishi. In the Black Tiger as well as the Black Snake, the Blood vessels, organs and circulation are the main...
Nai Han Chi Tuite

Nai Han Chi Tuite

Postures Reveal When a Martial Artist integrates Kyusho into their practices, they begin to look as well as see deeper into their style and it's potential. They begin to understand that they should and can attack the inner weaker anatomical structure of their...
Bon Sao Hook

Bon Sao Hook

Concussive Striking The forte of the Crane Style is in it's concussive strikes. As Wing Chun is a derivative of the White Crane Style, we then must look at its concussive striking, but not simply in it's outward fisted applications. We must look at every tool and...
Bon Sao Constriction

Bon Sao Constriction

Continuing on from the last exploration of offensive uses found in the Wing Chun, "Bon Sao" (tool, method, application) as a defensive mode, we now research the inherent "Constriction" hidden within. Often people only see what is presented without taking in the full...
Bon Sao Leverage

Bon Sao Leverage

In the Clinch Most Practitioners use the the forward forearm with a rising elbow, for a purely defensive action. This arm action is seen in Wing Chun as well as other Karate Katas (Nai Han Chi Nidan as example) and many other Martial Styles. But it is almost always...
Intervention

Intervention

Saving Others With today's world we need to sometimes help others under assault. We take a brief look at third party intervention when an aggressor is taking advantage or inflicting damage upon an innocent, or you are working to de-escalate a situation where one of...
Why Seizing

Why Seizing

Deeper Skills in Kyusho Learning in close fighting skills is imperative as most fights escalate from the long range to a clinch rather quickly. Some folks do it from fatigue, or to try to stop the opponent from striking them, or as a strategy to control or take the...
Tigers Tooth

Tigers Tooth

Dig Deep Not all tools are created equal, there are some that are designed for concussive strikes, some designed for compressive actions and some were designed for positional use.An old hand formation from the 6 hands of Shaolin, was the single blade of grass hand......
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