3 Palms of Saifa

3 Palms of Saifa

    Literal vs. Conceptual When studying Kyusho you can derive both literal and conceptual bunkai from any action in any style. In the literal version you would use the exacting action and or posture. One example would be the three Palm and Backfists of...
Shishochin Question

Shishochin Question

The 4 Cardinal Directions From: Happy ClamGuy "Off topic, but what is the significance of turning to the four cardinal points and repeating a movement in a kata, like in Suparinpei or shisochin? From a kiko (qigong) perspective, turning to face the four different...
Vlog-38-Monkey-in-Suparempi

Vlog-38-Monkey-in-Suparempi

  猴拳 Influenced by Shaolin It is common knowledge that the Okinawan Martial Arts were heavily influenced by the Chinese methods derived from Shaolin. Not only the tools and targets, but also the postures (maps) themselves Within the ancient Bubishi, there are 3...
Vlog-38-Monkey-in-Suparempi

Monkey in Suparempi

    猴拳 Influenced by Shaolin It is common knowledge that the Okinawan Martial Arts was heavily influenced bu the Chinese methods derived from Shaolin. Within the ancient Bubishi, there are 3 Shaolin Hands, that can be found as the basis of the Old Monkey...
Blood Map

Blood Map

The Bubishi, Shichen and Seiunchin The ancient Bubishi reveals to us the inner core of Budo, that being the understanding of the human weaknesses and how to use them in times of need. The very core of the Bubishi is the methods of ancient warriors that marched into...
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