Tag: Funakoshi

Old Fist

Old Fist

May 31, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

    Better for Kyusho Documented as far back as 1935, Gichen Funakoshi (Founder of Shotokan), detailed in his book “Karate-Do Kyohan” how to make a proper Old Fist (before regulation and sportification) changed it into the New Fist used in modern Karate-Do. The new fist muted the power and destructive potentials of the Old […]

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What if

What if

August 10, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Kyusho is Real Lets just think  about this a bit more before it is dismissed. What if the Old Founders from Funakoshi, Mabuni, Fujita, Oyata, Soken, Itosu, Etc, were correct? What if their notes and documents they wrote, coveted and passed on were real? What if the Basis of Kara-Te was Kyusho (attacking the […]

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The Kyusho of Shotokan

The Kyusho of Shotokan

November 24, 2017 | By | 2 Comments

    Gichin Funakoshi’s Kyusho Yes even a style as “Taditional” as Shotokan was originally built on an understanding of Kyusho by it’s founder. In fact he was so entrenched that he published his notes on Kyusho in his legendary text “Karate-Do Kyohan”.   Now in the older “modern Publication” there was only  a brief account […]

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