Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

Kumite & Kyusho Submited by Hermann Woodtli, Switzerland   Kumite is one of the three pillars of the Shotokan Karate curriculum, with Karateka slowly and systematically prepared for the competition. Different forms are practiced, depending on the degree and...
Dr. Jacob McClintock

Dr. Jacob McClintock

    More Medical Validation Dr. Jacob McClintock of Arkansas, is an Emergency Room Physician, who contacted me with a great story.  It seems Doctor McClintock credits a Kyusho Revival for saving an elderly patient from coding in the ER... now how cool is...
The Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve

    What is the vagus nerve? The vagus nerve is the longest of your cranial nerves and has numerous nerve fibers spanning from your brain stem to all your organs. The word Vagus, means wanderer, as it is running throughout your body. Basically, it is the...

With or Without

  Kyusho That is the only difference in Karate Styles Basically, it's all the same... they share blocks, punches and kicks, so the only difference between Karate Styles is it with or without Kyusho. It is the missing ingredient in most modern practices... that...

What if

  Kyusho is Real Lets just think  about this a bit more before it is dismissed. What if the Old Founders from Funakoshi, Mabuni, Fujita, Oyata, Soken, Itosu, Etc, were correct? What if their notes and documents they wrote, coveted and passed on were real? What if...
When did the Hands of Karate Close

When did the Hands of Karate Close

1936 meeting of masters - Commemorating the establishment of basic kata of karate do in 1937 Chotoku Kyan - Kentsu Yabu - Como Hanashiro - Chojun Miyagi front from left Shinpan Shiroma - Sinpan Gusukuma - Choryo Maeshiro - Chosin Chibana - Genwa Nakasone back from...
That Old Heart Revival Thing

That Old Heart Revival Thing

  Wait, here is a great story to back up the reality This video has excerpts from a YouTube interview between Greg Hunter (usawattchdog.com) and Dr. Dave Janda (  https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=operation+freedom). Let's face it most "Traditional"...
As said before

As said before

  Way before... Many years ago, 15 - 20... I said that everyone would be teaching Kyusho at some point, yes even those that discredited it.  They should as well because people will seek Instructors that know it rather than not. Now there are many out there...
Why is the Left Side of the Body Weaker

Why is the Left Side of the Body Weaker

  Because of the way the Heart is positioned Paul Robinson Questioned: "Evan, I have a question for you. I'm a Platinum Subscriber. In your bronze body points section you said not to strike certain points on the left side of the body because they affect the...