Tag: Kata

Cranes and Tigers and Dragons Oh My

Cranes and Tigers and Dragons Oh My

October 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    The Rule of Yin and Yang The Rule of Yin and Yang is not limited to positive and negative, but in the transition ever constant in these dueling polarities. As one can not exist without the other, they also can not exist in stagnation.  Energy is a constant vibration from one to the […]

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Sanchin & Kyusho

Sanchin & Kyusho

October 10, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Sanchin & Kyusho for Health and Protection Sunday January  27, 2019 Salem Waterfront Hotel, Salem Massachusetts.   For – Health, Wellness & Self Protection Instructors Chip Quimby (Uechi Ryu) and Evan Pantazi (Kyusho) will be helping you in an open course for gaining Health, Wellness and Protection from Sanchin Kata. Health Sanchin is a concise […]

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Sanchin Tegumi

Sanchin Tegumi

October 5, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  Full Film Link Below The Hey You Say Most practitioners of Sanchin hold fast to the idea and practice of the Kata as a meditation, body strengthening, body conditioning and breath control method.  Few look at the infinite possibilities of Sanchin as a complete Martial System, that range from all of the above attributes, […]

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Suparempi

Suparempi

September 28, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  The Missing Kata Suparempi (108 Steps) Kanbun Uechi travelled from his home in Okinawa to the Fujian province of south China in the year 1897.  There he studied the martial system of Pan Gai noon under the master Chou Tsu Ho (Shu Shi Wa), for thirteen (Seisan) years. When Uechi, Kanbun travelled back to […]

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Hohan Sokens Kyusho Notes – The Truth

Hohan Sokens Kyusho Notes – The Truth

September 21, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  The Real Story Discussion Arranged by Mr.Thompson M (from YouTube) A discussion with James Coffman, direct student of Hohan Soken and Fusei Kise, he reveals the facts about the fabled “Notes” and brings further light to real Kyusho, Shorinji vs. Shorin Ryu, George Dillman, Kyusho, Old Mans Karate, Body Change and more. The charts […]

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Sanchin to the Bone

Sanchin to the Bone

September 14, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    And Beyond So what is it about Sanchin that makes it so coveted by so many styles of Karate as well as Gong Fu?  There are so many factors from Iron Shirt to Chi Gung to a complete fighting system.  But here is one part of Sanchin and Iron Shirt not usually discussed. The […]

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Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

Shotokan Kumite & Kyusho

September 12, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Kumite & Kyusho Submited by Hermann Woodtli, Switzerland   Kumite is one of the three pillars of the Shotokan Karate curriculum, with Karateka slowly and systematically prepared for the competition. Different forms are practiced, depending on the degree and ability of the exerciser. The curriculum or the method of teaching is the actual framework of […]

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Dr. Jacob McClintock

Dr. Jacob McClintock

September 7, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    More Medical Validation Dr. Jacob McClintock of Arkansas, is an Emergency Room Physician, who contacted me with a great story.  It seems Doctor McClintock credits a Kyusho Revival for saving an elderly patient from coding in the ER… now how cool is that for any and all Kyusho International Members and instructors alike.  […]

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Do You Play or Train Kyusho

Do You Play or Train Kyusho

August 24, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

  It’s not so clear a question Most Kyusho practitioners I have run into prefer to always learn new targets and especially new tricks.  Little gimmicks that they can learn and show to people… but this is not training, it is simply playing Kyusho. Even senior Kyusho practitioners rather play than train as training requires […]

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When did the Hands of Karate Close

When did the Hands of Karate Close

August 3, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

1936 meeting of masters – Commemorating the establishment of basic kata of karate do in 1937 Chotoku Kyan – Kentsu Yabu – Como Hanashiro – Chojun Miyagi front from left Shinpan Shiroma – Sinpan Gusukuma – Choryo Maeshiro – Chosin Chibana – Genwa Nakasone back from left In one word “DO” The de-emphasis of the […]

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