Tag: Evan Pantazi

Juji-Uke

Juji-Uke

May 8, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    4 Directional Blood Chokes The hand posture pictured is a common action in most Karate Styles. It appears in many an advanced Kata with a few variations depending on the style. The hands are placed in an X shape and holds many possibilities. But many are also too complex for actual combative use, […]

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Taikyoku Hand Pattern

Taikyoku Hand Pattern

May 1, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Kyusho Applications Taikyoku has a predominant hand action sequence, which seems simplistic, but is almost profound in it’s depth of possibility. Let’s start by looking at the benefits to the practitioner in their Mind, Body and Spirit as the pattern exercises the body, yet also accomplishes many stimulus to the Brain and Central […]

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Why people don’t believe Kyusho

Why people don’t believe Kyusho

April 24, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Kyusho test 513,995 views – Presented Dec 17, 2008 Many people do not believe that Kyusho is real or workable, however most if not all of these folks have never properly trained in Kyusho. When asked they always say why would I train something that is fake, but how can you say it […]

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Kyusho Hangetsu

Kyusho Hangetsu

April 3, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

  Tegumi & Tuite A new film with bonus seminar film included Hangetsu (半月 Japanese translation “Half Moon”) is an advanced level kata practiced in Shotokan karate. It originated from the Naha-te school. The first part is executed slowly with strong breathing, stressing the development of the hara, or energy field. This sequence shares a […]

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Gangaku

Gangaku

March 27, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Empi Applications This question came in from YouTube: Ahsan Reza:  Sensei, please explain gankaku Evan Pantazi: That could take a life time… maybe one move from it… which one? Ahsan Reza: @Evan Pantazi thanks for your kind reply. Movement 24-25 empi uke   So as we can see the extended hand does not […]

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Hardened Defenses

Hardened Defenses

March 20, 2020 | By | 1 Comment

    The Martial Artists Goal As Martial Artists, we work tirelessly to harden our bodies, mind and spirit against an opponent. This time the opponent is Viral and chances to avoid contact with it is slim. So what we must do instead is to Harden ourselves against the intrusions it can inflict. There are […]

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Facial Nerve Root

Facial Nerve Root

March 13, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    The Ramifications Many people in Kyusho (especially the beginners), believe that Kyusho or “Pressure Points” rely on pain compliance. But this is not the real use case, nor the way to employ Kyusho. Many also call this target TW-17, but again they are mistaken as you cannot use the facial nerve root as […]

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Health Protection

Health Protection

February 28, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Colloidal Silver For Health and First Aid As long time subscribers know, my professions are in natural health therapies as well as self protection (some call it Martial Arts). This career sends me around the world treating and teaching the arts frequently. I also make and use my own colloidal silver that always […]

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Loss of Motor Control

Loss of Motor Control

February 21, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

  Another Kyusho Affect When we apply a correct neurological Kyusho attack, we can observe a loss of motor control. But why… we have seen other effects such as loss of consciousness as well as even seizures… but what is motor control and what causes this loss. Motor skills can also be considered as coordination, […]

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Reverse Breathing

Reverse Breathing

February 14, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

  For Kyusho A question from one of the Patreon Subscribers read as follows: Doug O’Connor  Reverse breathing.  When performing kata (I.e., Sanchin, Naihanchi, etc.), do you use reverse breathing?  And also when performing Kyusho movements?  I have been reading about this as a source of body change and power.  Is this part of the […]

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