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Kyusho of TKD

October 19, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
Kyusho of TKD

  From yet another Old Master or Founding Father… Yes General Choi Hing Hi, the founder of Taekwon-do added the Kyusho (he called Kupso) to his encyclopedia of Taekwon-do, a huge set of 15 volumes depicting the original ways of his style. Specifically located in volume 2, starting on page 88… we can see stark […]

Cranes and Tigers and Dragons Oh My

October 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
Cranes and Tigers and Dragons Oh My

    The Rule of Yin and Yang The Rule of Yin and Yang is not limited to positive and negative, but in the transition ever constant in these dueling polarities. As one can not exist without the other, they also can not exist in stagnation.  Energy is a constant vibration from one to the […]

Sanchin & Kyusho

October 10, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
Sanchin & Kyusho

  Sanchin & Kyusho for Health and Protection Sunday January  27, 2019 Salem Waterfront Hotel, Salem Massachusetts.   For – Health, Wellness & Self Protection Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for gaining Health, Wellness and Protection from Sanchin Kata. Health Sanchin is a concise […]

Sanchin Tegumi

October 5, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
Sanchin Tegumi

  Full Film Link Below The Hey You Say Most practitioners of Sanchin hold fast to the idea and practice of the Kata as a meditation, body strengthening, body conditioning and breath control method.  Few look at the infinite possibilities of Sanchin as a complete Martial System, that range from all of the above attributes, […]

Suparempi

September 28, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
Suparempi

  The Missing Kata Suparempi (108 Steps) Kanbun Uechi travelled from his home in Okinawa to the Fujian province of south China in the year 1897.  There he studied the martial system of Pan Gai noon under the master Chou Tsu Ho (Shu Shi Wa), for thirteen (Seisan) years. When Uechi, Kanbun travelled back to […]

Hohan Sokens Kyusho Notes – The Truth

September 21, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
Hohan Sokens Kyusho Notes – The Truth

  The Real Story Discussion Arranged by Mr.Thompson M (from YouTube) A discussion with James Coffman, direct student of Hohan Soken and Fusei Kise, he reveals the facts about the fabled “Notes” and brings further light to real Kyusho, Shorinji vs. Shorin Ryu, George Dillman, Kyusho, Old Mans Karate, Body Change and more. The charts […]

Sanchin to the Bone

September 14, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
Sanchin to the Bone

    And Beyond So what is it about Sanchin that makes it so coveted by so many styles of Karate as well as Gong Fu?  There are so many factors from Iron Shirt to Chi Gung to a complete fighting system.  But here is one part of Sanchin and Iron Shirt not usually discussed. The […]

Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

September 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
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 ability of the exerciser. The curriculum or the method of teaching is the actual framework of […]

Dr. Jacob McClintock

September 7, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
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 that for any and all Kyusho International Members and instructors alike.  […]

The Vagus Nerve

August 31, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
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 command center of your parasympathetic nervous system, or the  […]