Tag: Tuite

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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3 Trajectories

3 Trajectories

November 1, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

  3 Affects Most Kyusho practitioners that use “pressure points” know of two points (TW-12 mid Tricep and TW-11 at the elbow). They also know they must be attacked using different “Angle and Direction”. However there are actually more targets that are viable on the back of the arm that are not pressure points and […]

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Tuite’s Inner Meaning

Tuite’s Inner Meaning

June 28, 2019 | By | 2 Comments

    It’s True Value And it is not in destroying the joint,although it could be. There is a deeper mechanism at work in Kyusho joint attacks, that affects the entire neurological system as it radically changes the opponents physiology… not to mention psychology (when your body does not function normally, your mind looses control […]

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Tui Na (Qinna 擒拿)

Tui Na (Qinna 擒拿)

May 4, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

    Tui means “to push” and Na means “to lift and squeeze.” Now this expression is more correlated to the healing arts, in fact Tui Na is a name of a healing art using the manipulation of body tissues and structures.  However it is directly related to the Martial Arts and more specifically to the Bubishi when […]

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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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Transformation

Transformation

November 3, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

  Hidden in Plain Sight Concussion, Constriction, Compression The process of entering. The progression in fighting over the past years, decades and centuries… has changed time. In recent times we have seen the progression (regression in historical perspective), from Striking or Concussion based Arts, like Boxing, Karate, Wing Chun, etc. to Constriction. In the original […]

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Blog

Blog

August 3, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Welcome to the Full Blog For years we have given freely of information to the general public as well as Kyusho Practitioners… a tradition we will keep perpetually. However we always look for better ways to help those really enthusiastic about Kyusho and want to learn the most they can without the BS that plagues the […]

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John Hagman Heian Shodan

John Hagman Heian Shodan

July 21, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Kyusho is a foundational pillar of all Kata It has long been written by many masters of old, that anatomical Kyusho was a basis of their particular styles. John Hagman takes us through the rudimentary stages of Kyusho in Heian Shodan… including 4 Kyusho Knockouts. Kata Arms Attacks Head Attacks Body Attacks Leg Attacks Takedowns […]

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Kata Sanchin Application

Kata Sanchin Application

June 9, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

 22:00 minutes Kyusho is a foundational pillar of all Kata It has long been written by many masters of old, that anatomical Kyusho was a basis of their particular styles. In this film, Jamie Evans of Boston, Massachusetts breaks down some Kyusho Interpretations from Kata Sanchin. Kata Arms Attacks Head Attacks Body Attacks Leg Attacks Takedowns […]

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