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OZ

OZ

December 19, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

  “An Ounce… of prevention is worth a pound of cure” – Benjamin Franklin I know what you are thinking… “my God he has lost his mind, what has this got to do with Kyusho”. Well Kyusho means “Vital Point”, we study them for better protection of Family and Self.  As Martial Artists we train […]

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Deep Tissue

Deep Tissue

December 11, 2013 | By | 3 Comments

  Deeper… We have been talking about pressure points not really being Kyusho for the past few years as the evolution of Kyusho has progressed. No longer are we looking at pressure points of acupuncture to teach use the ancient arts of Kyusho or Dim Mak.  We have gone back to the old masters exacting […]

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Test

Test

December 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  For International Certification in Kyusho we offer online education and certification: We have one curriculum and three ways to work with it for certification. (in order of educational quality and cost – lesser to greater) 1. The Black Belt Program – you work until you are ready for the Black Belt test (this is […]

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Kyusho Certification – Online

Kyusho Certification – Online

December 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  For International Certification in Kyusho we offer online education and certification: There are two main programs available to suit your particular needs or goals. One is ranking in Kyusho (Dan Levels) in which just the skill is trained. Second is a Kyusho International affiliate instructor program where we help you in the professional educator […]

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ITF Taekwondo embraces Kyusho

ITF Taekwondo embraces Kyusho

December 5, 2013 | By | 4 Comments

  Kyusho Dojo Series The International Taekwondo Federation has accepted a new Kyusho program into their curriculum for Black Belts. In Tae Kwon Do, General Choi documented the vital points or Kyusho in his writings as well, yet it is not known, understood or utilized as the founder had intended: “Vital spot in Taekwon-Do is […]

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Kyusho Charts

Kyusho Charts

December 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Map to the inner being People always ask where they can find the best pressure point charts…. is it in the old texts, is it in the 3D models of the Bronze Man (women, children and animals now as well) or is it in more life like drawings. Charts are getting better, but there […]

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Kyusho Self Protection

Kyusho Self Protection

November 29, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

  Not Defense The term “Self Defense” has a negative connotation that from the start can yield failure for the user.  The problem is that this label already portrays in the mindset that the individual is a victim of a violent act or aggression and that the practitioner should perform a defensive action.  This premise […]

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Uechi Ryu Seisan Archive

Uechi Ryu Seisan Archive

November 29, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Uechi Ryu Seisan Kata (Circa 1997) SEISAN (十三) In Mandarin Chinese, the name translates into Thirteen and is the second of the three core katas.  Usually interpreted as “Thirteen modes of attack and defense” or “13 positions to attack/defend from” (with alternate explanations;  ’13 Hands’, ’13 Fists’, ’13 Techniques’, ’13 Steps’ or even ’13 killing […]

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Uechi Ryu Sanchin Archive

Uechi Ryu Sanchin Archive

November 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Uechi Ryu Sanchin Kata (Circa 1997) I met Steve DiOrio in 1996 (3rd Dan in Uechi Ryu at that time) at a JuJitsu AMerica Gathering that I was presenting at. He wanted to know if I could give him a Kyusho explanation for a move from Uechi Seisan. From there we decided to collaborate […]

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Nai Han Chi Archive 1

Nai Han Chi Archive 1

November 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Nai Han Chi Shodan – (circa 1996) Nai Han Chi has always been a revered Kata as the versatility and unlimited possibilities standing or on the ground are ever expanding.  With so many possibilities one has to wonder, can the entire pattern be used against a singe target area…? Working with only 3 points […]

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