Tag: Karate

Origins of Kata

Origins of Kata

April 19, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

      Where did Tai Chi and Kata begin Jacob Mcclintock So interesting how you see a lot of the taichi long form movements in seisan/hangetsu kata. I wonder if it came from Tai chi, or if there is at least some common root. Evan Pantazi Sir, I do not think we will ever know… and […]

Read More

Karate-ka or Kyusho-ka

Karate-ka or Kyusho-ka

April 5, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Definition of Karateka  a practitioner of Karate We have always called folks the study and practice of Karate (irregardless of what style), we called Karate-Ka.  This means that you learn, practice and utilize the set postures, transitions and Kata in self defense type drills and testing.  However in Kumite or free sparring, these are not utilized as […]

Read More

Chaining the Occiptial Nerves

Chaining the Occiptial Nerves

March 29, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  How to work the target Taking a soft cupped hand first place it where the base of the skull and neck meet.  Rest the whole palm there with equal pressure… slowly withdraw the hand and quickly slap the same are with the whole palm uniformly toward the forehead. Do not skim the surface of the […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Seisan Tactics

Seisan Tactics

March 15, 2019 | By | 1 Comment

Taking Seisan to the Street The ancient Kata Seisan, is still as viable today as it has been throughout the centuries for practical self protection. Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for practical Self-Protection, using actions and techniques taken from Ancient Seisan Kata, joined […]

Read More

Closed Door System

Closed Door System

February 22, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Traditional Secret Training In the old ways of the Martial Arts there was two systems in each system, one being openly taught and the other taught only to a select few people.  These were considered the Open (Kaishu) and Closed (Heishu) door systems. And so we must close the Kyusho door as well, due to […]

Read More

Sanchin – Kyusho Course 2019

Sanchin – Kyusho Course 2019

February 13, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

For – Health, Wellness & Self Protection The streaming films are six, 45:00 segments that can be streamed anywhere, on your TV, Computer, Phone or pad… with no memory usage. You can travel with your phone, pad or computer and have access (with wifi connection) anywhere. Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) […]

Read More

Funakoshi’s Hangetsu Suffocation

Funakoshi’s Hangetsu Suffocation

February 8, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Learn Seisan/Hangetsu’s Kyusho Suffocation Method

Read More

Hikite

Hikite

February 1, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

The Withdrawing Hand Hikite (te means hand and hiki means drawing in) is a classic action in traditional martial arts, especially in Karate. Traditionally we are taught that this is to generate greater power in our strikes, more focus (Kime) and even balance.  It helps generate greater hip rotation as it converts the power of […]

Read More

Bunkai

Bunkai

January 25, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Bunkai (分解) Translates as “analysis” or “interpretation”. It is a Japanese term in Martial Arts that describes the analysis of Kata as well as understanding fighting techniques from the movements that Kata. It has also long been a held tradition, that there are multiple levels of Bunkai for the various levels of practitioners in a […]

Read More

%d bloggers like this: