Tag: Tegumi

Juji-Uke

Juji-Uke

May 8, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    4 Directional Blood Chokes The hand posture pictured is a common action in most Karate Styles. It appears in many an advanced Kata with a few variations depending on the style. The hands are placed in an X shape and holds many possibilities. But many are also too complex for actual combative use, […]

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Kyusho Hangetsu

Kyusho Hangetsu

April 3, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

  Tegumi & Tuite A new film with bonus seminar film included Hangetsu (半月 Japanese translation “Half Moon”) is an advanced level kata practiced in Shotokan karate. It originated from the Naha-te school. The first part is executed slowly with strong breathing, stressing the development of the hara, or energy field. This sequence shares a […]

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Azato Taikyoku Grappling

Azato Taikyoku Grappling

January 3, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

    Tegumi This is a short but fun Tegumi exercise that was passed on to me from Dr. Jacob McClintock. He had learned it from Master Masayuki (Asato) Ward of the Azato Shorin Ryu lineage. Image Right: Masayuki (Asato) Ward (L), Jacob McClintock (R) There is a lot more information and controversy with Masayuki […]

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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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Kyusho & Tegumi – New Release

Kyusho & Tegumi – New Release

November 24, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Free Magazine From Budo International Well Wing Chun (and all derivative styles; Ving Tsun, Etc.) doesn’t really have a name for a two man fighting – grappling drill… what they have is the Chi Sao drills, for striking, trapping and warding off, but that does not mean you can not apply it to […]

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Kyusho in Tegumi

Kyusho in Tegumi

April 6, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Why Yes of course. Why not ingrain the best and most efficient methods in your training? Tegumi (手組Naha-Te) or Mutō (無刀 Shuri and Tomari-Te) is a traditional form or method of grappling and or wrestling from old Okinawan practices.  It has been written that Tegumi was probably the original form of fighting in Okinawa and as it evolved it was  enhanced by the striking […]

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Targeting Tegumi Tuite

Targeting Tegumi Tuite

November 10, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  In Traditional Karate We all know that each style’s Kata are the main instructional tools handed down through the ages.  We also know that they are an exercise, a meditation and a puzzle used to convey the style’s body of knowledge… All with secrets hidden in plain sight that need the keys to decipher. […]

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In Retrospect

In Retrospect

May 26, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  Kyusho Summit 2017 This 7th Annual Kyusho course brought people in from several countries and all across the USA. Each year we have increased the understanding, skill and range that Kyusho can help those in attendance can instantly use in need. We have done away with the false paradigm of “Pressure Points” and based the […]

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Kyusho Tegumi – Moto

Kyusho Tegumi – Moto

September 9, 2016 | By | 1 Comment

  Okinawan Grappling Training From Wikipedia Tegumi (手組?) or Mutō (無刀?) is a traditional form of wrestling from Okinawa. According to Shōshin Nagamine, in his “Tales of Okinawa’s Great Masters”, there are no accurate historical documents surrounding the origins of grappling in Okinawa. It seems that tegumi evolved from a primitive form of grappling self-defense, […]

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