Tag: Seisan

Uechi Seisan Hand Transitions

Uechi Seisan Hand Transitions

August 16, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

    Yin and Yang There is a transition of hand actions that are the same in context, yet performed in the opposite direction using Uechi/Pangainoon Sanchin and Seisan. Using Kyusho to decode the Katas is invaluable as only target acquisition can unveil the Katas secrets. In Uechi and Pwangainoon, there is extra benefit as […]

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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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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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Funakoshi’s Hangetsu Suffocation

Funakoshi’s Hangetsu Suffocation

February 8, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

Learn Seisan/Hangetsu’s Kyusho Suffocation Method

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Black Tiger

Black Tiger

May 18, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    The Darker Side We have covered so far only one vital aspect of the “Black Tiger”, in that when the blood system is attacked to the extent that it drops the opponent (explained in detail and demonstration in prior articles and films), their eyesight fades to black and therefore the name. However there […]

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Seisan Tiger in Crane

Seisan Tiger in Crane

July 29, 2016 | By | 7 Comments

  Emerging Tiger Pangainoon (later called by some groups as Uechi Ryu), is a Chinese based style that is the blend of three animals; Tiger, Crane and Dragon. Tiger represents strength and relentless devastation upon the opponent at close range. Crane represents balanced action with precision attack at long range. Dragon represents the heavens or the ability […]

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Finger Tip KO

Finger Tip KO

July 15, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  “Single Blade of Grass Hand” One of the 6 Ji hands is named the “Single Blade of Grass Hand”. The “Single Blade of Grass Hand” is a unique hand position pictured above is in many arts but unfortunately locked it the thought of the practitioner or teaching that you only strike with the finger […]

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Real Hands

Real Hands

March 11, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  Can they work? Excerpt from upcoming book; “Bubishi Explained, through Pangai-noon (半硬軟)”. The Bubishi is a ancient compiled book by an unknown author or authors, consisting of a combination of body change methods of Tiger and Crane, much like the old Chinese boxing system known as Pangainoon.  The manual also includes a study of […]

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Uechi Ryu Seisan Archive

Uechi Ryu Seisan Archive

November 29, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Uechi Ryu Seisan Kata (Circa 1997) SEISAN (十三) In Mandarin Chinese, the name translates into Thirteen and is the second of the three core katas.  Usually interpreted as “Thirteen modes of attack and defense” or “13 positions to attack/defend from” (with alternate explanations;  ’13 Hands’, ’13 Fists’, ’13 Techniques’, ’13 Steps’ or even ’13 killing […]

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