Tag: Dim Mak

The Box

The Box

May 19, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Think Outside The Box. What a foolish statement!  Forever we have been told to Think Outside The Box… for success. And for the brain dead, it sounds so philosophical and appealing, yet it is a horrendous trap.  People run off developing many useless things and place us further and further from the truth. In the […]

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The Real Point of Kyusho

The Real Point of Kyusho

May 12, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  ST-5, ST-6, GB-Cluster These are the typical targets of many a Kyusho practitioners… but this Traditional Chinese Medical Term, designation or “Pressure Point”, is not what a Kyusho Practitioner should be aiming at.  As when they aim at a so called “Pressure Point” they are not getting the full physiological impact of Kyusho on […]

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Trigeminal

Trigeminal

May 5, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

      Deep Internal Structure Kyusho is not the study of acupuncture points for Martial Purposes, it is the study of Real Anatomy. Now many areas of the body with these acupuncture points, once you dig past the “Point” there can be vital underlying structures…but not in all cases and why all “Pressure Points” […]

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Kempo = Chuan Fa

Kempo = Chuan Fa

April 28, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

    Fist Method or Clasping Hand NOT PUNCHING??? So what if the very name (Chuan Fa) means grasping hand, or the action of clenching the fist as opposed to Fist Method (or Law) does that not change the context of the arts stemming from it? 拳 法 Another question that must be asked is; did most […]

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Tatsu

Tatsu

April 21, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  Cloud Dragon This name is for a specific posture from one of the oldest family Karate styles, Kojo-ryu.  This style was reportedly established in 1392 with origin in China. They were part of a transition of Chinese that came to the Ryukyu’s named “Kume 36 families”. The creator of Kojo-ryu, was Sai Jo and migrated from the Fujian Province of China. Many […]

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Internal vs External Arts

Internal vs External Arts

April 14, 2017 | By | 2 Comments

The Confusion Many people see the difference in External and Internal Martial Arts as being hard and fast as compared to soft and slow in physical action that makes the distinction. However it depends more on the mind-set and method of the practitioner as they work if their style or art is truly internal or external. […]

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Kyusho – Heian Yondan

Kyusho – Heian Yondan

April 7, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

    Kyusho is a foundational pillar of all Kata It has long been written by many masters of old, that anatomical Kyusho was a basis of their particular styles. In this film, Cody Robyn breaks down some Kyusho Interpretations from Heian Yondan. Kata Arms Attacks Head Attacks Body Attacks Leg Attacks Takedowns Grappling (standing […]

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Ease Up

Ease Up

March 24, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  “Float like a Butterfy… Sting like a bee” – Muhammed Ali Words of wisdom from the late Champ, as he knew that sheer power was not the only answer. So many people ask me about “Energy Transfer”, the reply is always the same, “Ease Up”.   Why? Because when you use power (or try […]

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Complete System

Complete System

March 17, 2017 | By | 1 Comment

  In one Kata Yes it is possible and especially easy when you base it with Kyusho. Take one Kata, be it Shuri, Naha or Tomari based and instead of looking for perfect performance, techniques or Bunkai… look at the tools and targets the Kata employs, their trajectory and the vast array of possibilities to apply […]

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The Process

The Process

March 10, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  Sharpening the blade In Kyusho as all other successful ventures, you must constantly refine and hone your skills like the blade of a good knife. The method must first be created, then taught, then constantly refined with application on hundreds of individuals of all sizes and Martial Skill levels.  It must also be worked […]

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