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Mawashi-Uke

Mawashi-Uke

June 22, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Mawashi Uke Excerpted from Kyusho-Kali head attacks video – Click Here   There are so many ways to use any action in an old Kata, in this particular presentation we will look at what is called the Mawashi-Uke (Circular Block). This is seen in so many Kata from Sanchin to Tensho to Suparempi, as […]

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Marote Uke

Marote Uke

June 15, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  “Nothing is more harmful to the world as a martial art that is not effective in actual self-defense” – Choki Motobu Ahh the words of a true Master… yet today we see more and more ineffective postures, actions and techniques being forwarded for such powerful Karate postures. If this is used as a block […]

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Fascia

Fascia

June 8, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

      The fascia is where the Pressure Points lay Acupuncture points are places where the muscles and connective tissue can be stimulated. This stimulation also serves to increase blood flow, while at the same time the needling triggers the body to release endorphins, (our natural pain killers), as well as change brain activity patterns.  […]

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White Crane Electrics

White Crane Electrics

June 1, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Why the White Flash during Nerve Attack This isn’t related to psychology it is pure neurology… I just wanted to make that clear to begin.  When you get hit in the head, your brain sometimes “freaks out”. One of two things happens: 1. (For a light, quick traumatic injury) Your brain sends out erratic […]

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Kyusho is Protection

Kyusho is Protection

May 25, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Kyusho Translates as the Vital Point The Vital Point of all is Protection, be it in health, wellness, fitness, disease, bodily harm or even fiscal danger.   Karate Kata (slight divergence) When looking at the Martial Side, we see many styles performing what is know as a Kata or series of them. Kata […]

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Black Tiger

Black Tiger

May 18, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    The Darker Side We have covered so far only one vital aspect of the “Black Tiger”, in that when the blood system is attacked to the extent that it drops the opponent (explained in detail and demonstration in prior articles and films), their eyesight fades to black and therefore the name. However there […]

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Thank you Adam Newhouse

Thank you Adam Newhouse

May 11, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Black Belts Only: The invisible but lethal force of Karate by Adam Newhouse Sensei Newhouse graciously sent me a copy of his new book. At first I was tentative as I felt a response as well as critique would be appreciated, but what if I did not like it?  Well that was not a problem […]

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Tui Na (Qinna 擒拿)

Tui Na (Qinna 擒拿)

May 4, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Tui means “to push” and Na means “to lift and squeeze.” Now this expression is more correlated to the healing arts, in fact Tui Na is a name of a healing art using the manipulation of body tissues and structures.  However it is directly related to the Martial Arts and more specifically to the Bubishi when […]

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Wing Chun – Goju Connection

Wing Chun – Goju Connection

April 27, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    White Crane Derivatives The Ancient Bubishi as well as most Karate Styles are derived from the White Crane Styles of China*, which heavily influenced the practitioners of Okinawa and Japan. So it is important to study some of the correlations not only with White Crane and Karate, but also the Ancient Bubishi.  One […]

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Bubishi Keys Deeper Look

Bubishi Keys Deeper Look

April 20, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Why are these images different? Last Friday the blog was about  Kenwa Mabuni and his coveted Bubishi, received from his teacher; Anko Itosu.  Just one more legendary Master and Style that worked with this information and method called Kyusho. You have also read here about the Keys to this enigmatic and ancient document.  To the Martial […]

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