Tag: Kata

Opportunity

Opportunity

June 14, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  Be in a Kyusho Video Did you ever want to be in a Kyusho video like the ones on Kyusho.com, YouTube or Budo International? Well this is your Opportunity as we will be doing a public and private filming like the one pictured in the video above. There will be an Instructional Video as […]

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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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Koshi-Gamae

Koshi-Gamae

May 24, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  Kyusho – Unlimited Bunkai Learning Kyusho gives us the ability to create unlimited Bunkai, or work with spontaneously even though there are set targets and weapons to apply. Well in the past I decided to experiment with one posture found in most Karate Kata, the cup and saucer position (Koshi-Gamae or Hip Prepatory Position). […]

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Mimi Explained

Mimi Explained

May 17, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

    From Hohan Sokens notes Vital Points of Jyodan (Upper Row) and Spots to be attacked Mimi (Ear):  Fainting – Attack by Isshiken (Phoenix Eye Fist), Uraken (Back Fist) and Dagger. Affects:  Fainting -Because of nervous disorder caused by severe concussion to eardrums Yes blowing out someones eardrum can cause many problems including unconsciousness, […]

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New Seisan Film Release

New Seisan Film Release

May 10, 2019 | By | 2 Comments

    Collaboration is the key to success All through Kyusho’s modern history and even in ancient times, collaborative efforts to gain more knowledge, skill and understanding (you can never fully understand if you do not apply the knowledge hands on to develop the skill), in all Martial Arts and styles. Today most Martial Artists […]

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Ever Try to KO yourself?

Ever Try to KO yourself?

April 26, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

      Seriously Now Let’s face it, when we first started in Kyusho,we always tried to knock ourselves out to feel what it was like and to gain the skill.  But it didn’t work out so well, it just hurt and made you dizzy or nauseous.  So why is it that you can not […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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