Tag: KI

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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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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Private Instruction

Private Instruction

June 20, 2016 | By

  Your Private Lesson A one hour personal consulting service on anything Kyusho. These are 1 hour personal Skype conversations with Evan Pantazi that will be catered to your interests as they relate to ANYTHING within the diverse range of topics covered at www.kyusho.com, DVD’s, Interviews or Past Courses… or even how to set up or host a course.   […]

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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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Knee KO

Knee KO

May 20, 2016 | By | 2 Comments

  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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