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Combatives

Combatives

May 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  Pure Animal Spirit For over 10 years I have been writing a monthly column in the worlds largest Martial Arts Magazine on Kyusho under the main title of “Get to the Point”. Originally these articles (now continued in the blog at www.kyusho.com) were aimed at teaching anatomical targets thought to be pressure points.  As […]

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Inside – Outside

Inside – Outside

May 8, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

  Typical Martial Arts attack the outer body, while Kyusho attacks the inner. We looked at this idea a bit in the Blog on 5D but let’s expand on this a bit: Outside: We as Martial Artists are all trained to hit the body, head, etc… and hit it hard, but let’s take an anatomical look at […]

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

May 5, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

  Kyusho goes ashore in China. Daniel Obon our Certifying Instructor in Taiwan is continuing to spread Kyusho worldwide.  So far he is helping in Taiwan, Malaysia, Sinagapore, Argentina and other countries. From Daniel:  Still in HK after the first seminar conducted. It was a fantastic experience with 56 participants which I believe 14 will […]

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Seiko Fujita

Seiko Fujita

May 1, 2014 | By | 10 Comments

    Now Available ‘Nanban killing style martial arts’ the head family the Third ‘Nin-jutu koga style’ the Fourteenth His rare and incredible work on the inner secrets of the Martial Arts has finally been translated into English and truly an indispensable book for any Kyusho enthusiast or Dim Mak proponent. “The secret of martial arts,the manual of ‘”Atemi” killing […]

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Dim Mak vs. Kyusho

Dim Mak vs. Kyusho

May 1, 2014 | By | 12 Comments

  Dim Mak / Dian Xue: 點穴 (Death Touch or Delayed Death Touch) Kyusho: 急所 (Vital Point) Although it appears they may be the same (most people working with either named classification claim this), as they both attack vital areas, they are very different… in their modern adaptions.  In fact modern Kyusho is very far […]

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France 2014

France 2014

April 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  What can you say about Paris that hasn’t already been said.  Well how about Kyusho just experienced a great expansion in talented instructors. Lets start with the instructors that taught these instructors… The great guys of Thonon; Patrick LeGauffre (Le Président), Loic Rebottier, Olivier Reginaud and Didier Michel.  These guys are early and ardent […]

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Controlled Pair

Controlled Pair

April 28, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

  Anything worth shooting, is worth shooting twice! This is a shooters terminology, but it also relates to Kyusho. Wikipedia: A double tap or controlled pair is a shooting technique where two well-aimed shots are fired at the same target with very little time in between shots. Instruction and practice of the double-tap improves overall […]

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Timing

Timing

April 23, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

  The application of timing, is a vital component for Kyusho application and a reason many people struggle to get Kyusho to work for them. Kyusho is all about unbalancing the physiological functionality of an opponent.  So with that in mind we can not strike two points at the same time and cause an unbalancing, […]

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Professionals

Professionals

April 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  Written for all professional Martial Artists. We all search for personal refinement and fulfillment, but more importantly we work tirelessly to help empower others.  We all strive to help them become more confident, fit, and proud.  We are constantly looking for even greater benefit and value for each. Kyusho as we all understand, means […]

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Bubishi 36 Targets

Bubishi 36 Targets

April 16, 2014 | By | 7 Comments

  Bubishi Part 1 – 36 Points What is presented is a base of opinion on this great ancient work called the Bubishi. These opinions are based on a profound amount of research as well as actual hands on application. I will only state here a few of my personal opinions, not those of others: […]

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