Tag: Goju

3 Palms of Saifa

3 Palms of Saifa

June 5, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    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 Saifa (translated as “smash and tear”) pictured to the right […]

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Shishochin Question

Shishochin Question

November 29, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

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 points is meant to amplify qi through your meridians, but what […]

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Vlog-38-Monkey-in-Suparempi

Vlog-38-Monkey-in-Suparempi

October 25, 2019 | By

  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 Shaolin Hands, that can be found as the basis of the Old […]

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Monkey in Suparempi

Monkey in Suparempi

October 25, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

    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 Style from China. These specialized hands migrated from China, to […]

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Blood Map

Blood Map

October 18, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

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 battle against the unknown foe. these soldiers […]

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Kyusho in Seipai

Kyusho in Seipai

March 22, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  Answers from the Bubishi From Goju Ryu and others styles this ancient Kata was one of the more prominent Kata depicted in the Bubishi… and therefore is steeped or more aptly, evolved from Kyusho. As this is an ancient Kata, much of the historical information is vague, we can only really trace the Martial […]

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Nerve to Blood

Nerve to Blood

December 7, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Advanced Applications Many people in Kyusho have now understood that real Kyusho is anatomical structure attacks such as Blood, Nerve, Muscle, Tendon, Bone and Organ.  However as you advance in your understanding and skill you must also be able to use these structures to affect yet more. In this video (excerpt from the “Black […]

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Sanchin – Tensho – Seiunchin

Sanchin – Tensho – Seiunchin

October 26, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  A Progression Old styles of Martial Arts had Katas that trained the body in levels of progression.  You were not allowed to learn a new Kata unless you had mastered the prior Kata.  With a style comprised of only one, two or three forms, this was still a life pursuit, but deeper than in […]

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With or Without

With or Without

August 17, 2018 | By | 2 Comments

  Kyusho That is the only difference in Karate Styles Basically, it’s all the same… they share blocks, punches and kicks, so the only difference between Karate Styles is it with or without Kyusho. It is the missing ingredient in most modern practices… that the founders of the styles had, but sadly did not pass […]

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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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