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Seisan Tiger in Crane

Seisan Tiger in Crane

July 29, 2016 | By | 4 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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The Clinch

The Clinch

July 22, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  Tie them up It is a natural process in a fight in the ring, but more prevalent on the streets. Lets face it, no one wants a punch in the head… as a person begins any fight there is a flurry of head shots that first appear from both sides.  The natural reaction is […]

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2016 Kyusho Awards

2016 Kyusho Awards

July 20, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  This is our 16th Annual International Kyusho Convention. We have given yearly awards for the top Mentor, Researcher, Ambassador and Dedication: 1. Mentor Award, top instructor that gets on the mat and leads by experience. Teaching openly with their heart and soul, in a clear understandable manner. 2. Research Award, given to those that […]

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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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Cramping

Cramping

July 13, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

  “Charlie Horse” Wednesdays Kyusho (Vital Point) for wellness. Charley Horse is a popular colloquial term in Canada and the United States for painful spasms or cramps in the leg muscles.  The term dates back to the 1880s and was originally a American baseball slang term.  The term was made famous by the Boston Globe, in reference to […]

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Ankle KO

Ankle KO

July 8, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

    Ankle KO Targets of the Monkey (Bubishi) part 3 of 3 Two issues ago we started a small exploration of some Kyusho Applications and how they could result in a Kyusho Knockout… on the leg.  In the first segment we covered a Kyusho KO that is possible with a single strike to the […]

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Tensho

Tensho

July 1, 2016 | By | 1 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 Kyusho.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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