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Real Kata

Real Kata

July 14, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

  型 What is Kata? From Wikipedia:  Kata (traditionally, 型) (literally: “form”) is a Japanese word describing detailed patterns of movements practiced either solo or in pairs. Each is a complete fighting system, with the movements and postures of the Kata being a living reference guide to the correct form and structure of the techniques used within […]

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No Touch – No Kidding

No Touch – No Kidding

July 10, 2014 | By | 7 Comments

  No Really! First and foremost let me convey that this is NOT COMBAT EFFECTIVE, and therefore it should not be categorized as Kyusho Jutsu.   – Evan Pantazi. It is however a highly controversial subject so please bear with me, it has without a doubt or comparison, been the most asked question in my Kyusho career and for many […]

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Tactical Kyusho 2

Tactical Kyusho 2

July 4, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Tactical Kyusho 2 As we looked the last time at working in a real environment in your approach to Kyusho, we need to go further to safeguard in more troubling situations, such as being attacked on a staircase or seated on a bench. We do this as each situation we work in we will better […]

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Top in 2 decades is…

Top in 2 decades is…

July 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  KYUSHO Quote from Budo International (the worlds largest Martial Arts Magazine) “The great revelation of the last two decades” “Master Pantazi presents us on this occasion a special video which focuses on personal defense, by selecting the 10 most common and effective Kyusho Points located in the human body. Depending on the type of […]

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Tsunami

Tsunami

July 2, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

  There is a Tsunami coming in Kyusho Kyusho surfaced in the public in the 1980’s and has been greeted with skepticism from the very start. At first it was that too many were set in their “Traditional” ways and could not see beyond them.  This is natural and although surprising to some, it is […]

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Kempo

Kempo

June 30, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  Fist Method As we saw in the Karate post, the open hand of China has not widely survived in most Okinawan or Japanese (thus the rest of the world), martial arts Kata.  It seems as if the fist has won that round. The use of the fist could have been a development from the […]

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The Fog

The Fog

June 24, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

  I already know Kyusho…  Most Martial Artists today, when introduced to this information, say they already know it and their style uses pressure points.  This is mostly true as almost all styles have “Pressure Points” in them for compliance and a few even striking (Atemi – dazing the opponent for easier additional technique application). […]

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Kara Te

Kara Te

June 20, 2014 | By | 6 Comments

  Open hand or Empty Hand There are three main definitions of Kara Te, Kara to some means China, to others it means Open and still other is translates as Empty… the descriptor used gives one insight into what may be taught within that school or style. “Kara” (with stress accent on “K”) means “Empty” or (with […]

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Multiple Point Attacks

Multiple Point Attacks

June 16, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

  Paraphrased:  “One point causes pain, two cause pain to meet in the middle, three points causes a knock out, 4 stops a major organ from functioning and 5 will kill.” Poppycock!   They also say you must hit them in a specific order or formula but this is not true either! Let’s take it from […]

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Brain Injury

Brain Injury

June 13, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  Methods and Treatment Part Five http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-resilient-brain/201405/brain-injury-methods-and-treatment-part-five  By Dr. Diane Stoler Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D., is a Neuropsychologist, Board Certified Health Psychologist, Board Certified Sports Psychologist, and Trauma Therapist with over 35 years experience. In 1990, Dr. Diane had a stroke while driving her car, resulting in a 60 mph head-on auto accident. She has […]

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