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Tensho

Tensho

July 1, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  Tensho – “Turning Palms” Follow all link as as they are directed you several video offerings… many free from YouTube, some more involved here on Kusho.com One of the more well known kata in Goju-Ryu, Tensho is derived from the Chinese form of “Rokkishu”.  Unlike Sanchin, which is almost identical to its Chinese counterpart, Tensho […]

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Leg KO’s

Leg KO’s

June 24, 2016 | By | 1 Comment

    Targets of the Monkey (Bubishi)     In last month’s issue we covered a Kyusho KO that is possible with a single strike to the leg. The target was a combination of nerve and vascular tissue just behind the bend of the knee.  It is, as is this month’s writing, the targets of […]

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Blood Toxins

Blood Toxins

June 22, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Ginger Wednesdays Kyusho (Vital Point) for wellness. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is the most widely used dietary condiment in the world today. It’s actually part of the plant family that includes turmeric and cardamom, which may explain why the health benefits of ginger are so extraordinary. The Chinese and Indians have used ginger tonics to treat […]

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Rooting for Kyusho

Rooting for Kyusho

June 17, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  Myth or Useful? We cannot blindly follow any one, we must always search the truth through experience. So many Martial Artists, expound the the great secret of rooting for Martial Application, could this be another myth? Well for health, wellness, physical Strength and many other benefits, rooting is important.  Rooting is mainly found in […]

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Cavity Press

Cavity Press

June 10, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Not Point Press…  All Kyusho and Dim Mak targets are in deeper body cavities, not on a superficial level or even a specific “point” that’s just the way it is.  They are real anatomical structures that nature protects with overlaying muscle, tendon, bone, fascia, skin. Some of these are organs, some are vascular structures, others […]

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Kyusho a Style

Kyusho a Style

June 3, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  Not a traditional one…. Yes Kyusho is a style, but a style of individuality. Style is a manner of focus, be it striking, grappling, locking, throwing, evasion, etc.. However most traditional styles all focus on the exterior of the body, appendages, head and trunk. Kyusho’s style is in attacking the interior of the body, […]

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Punch in the Gut

Punch in the Gut

May 27, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  Yup it sucks. We have all experienced a punch, kick or fall,etc., that shocked the abdominal region. With a severe enough blow to this region (depending on size, age, condition of the individual), a person can undergo many affects after receiving such an assault or occurrence.  The trauma and pain of the punch can […]

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Knee KO

Knee KO

May 20, 2016 | By | 1 Comment

  Knee KO Targets of the Monkey (Bubishi) part 1 of 3 What are the mechanics behind a Kyusho KO well that has been discussed for the past 13 years here in Budo, but what is the working parts, where are these targets and why do they work on the leg is our topic for this […]

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Kyusho Discussion 16

Kyusho Discussion 16

May 13, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

    Kyusho in Law Enforcement So many times people make claim (without experience), that Kyusho cannot work in a real situation…that is 100% wrong. Over the years the real use of Kyusho has been 100% effective in protecting the practitioners. It is not always a KO that is used, it ranges from simple control, […]

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Advanced Revivals

Advanced Revivals

May 6, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  What’s so advanced…. If you are a Kyusho enthusiast, you have seen a few revivals…maybe done them as well. We have also seen people do things that they copied from others and they use them at inappropriate times or with no real need. And that is why it is necessary to explore one of […]

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