Tag: Evan Pantazi

When did the Hands of Karate Close

When did the Hands of Karate Close

August 3, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

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 left In one word “DO” The de-emphasis of the […]

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That Old Heart Revival Thing

That Old Heart Revival Thing

July 27, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  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” Martial Artists believe their is no reality base in Kyusho, although we prove it every day. It is really funny […]

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Why is the Left Side of the Body Weaker

Why is the Left Side of the Body Weaker

July 13, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  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 heart. Can…” Anatomical First it is only in […]

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Open Hand or Closed Fist

Open Hand or Closed Fist

July 6, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Hands of Shaolin I get hundreds of questions each week regarding Kyusho in regard to Health and Healing as well as Martial Arts. It has been my career for decades and thoroughly intriguing. Here is one such question recently asked on my You Tube Channel: Sensei, what would be more precise to activate pressure […]

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Kyusho or Atemi

Kyusho or Atemi

June 29, 2018 | By | 1 Comment

    What is the Difference? Atemi (当身) means striking or concussive blows to the body… as opposed to grappling, throwing, felling or joint locking methods. Many Martial Arts styles employ the use of Atemi to help set up the opponent for a trow, lock or grappling action, but not necessarily the completion of a […]

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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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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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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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