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Kyusho and Chi

Articles on USAdojo.com about Kyusho Jitsu which focuses on pressure point targeting and about Chi energy.

The Motobu Fist: Lost Fist Tools Of Okinawan Karate

There is an unfamiliar side to traditional martial training similar to encountering a foreign language that runs through authentic karate-do practice. The Okinawans labeled...

Kyusho Attacks the Inner Body

Inside – Outside Typical Martial Arts attack the outer body, while Kyusho attacks the inner body. We looked at this idea a bit in the Blog on...

A Frank Conversation About Internal Power in Martial Arts

Internal power training merits every martial artist’s attention because it is seldom presented in the current traditional understanding of Karate, Kung fu or Tae...

Hayashi Tomio | Chris Goedecke

Hayashi Tomio, Shifu, (Chris Goedecke), is a career teacher of Okinawan Karate Do, 8th dan and headmaster of the Wind School of Karate Do...

Chinkuchi

Chinkuchi - Karate's Hidden Internal Face: I recently reread Rememberances of Okinawa: Chinkuchi by Lt. Col. Charles Murray (USAF) written in 1971, with the intention...

Dim Mak vs Kyusho

Dim Mak vs Kyusho: They are very Different Dim Mak / Dian Xue: 點穴 Death Touch or Delayed Death Touch Kyusho: 急所 Vital Point Although it appears...

Becoming the Total Warrior

Professional Martial Artists, can help their students become the Total Warrior We all search for personal refinement and fulfillment, but more importantly we work tirelessly...

The 5 Dimensions of Kyusho

Evan Pantazi on the 5 Dimensions of Kyusho All Martial Artists work in 3 - 5 dimensions with the 4th & 5th being the more...

The Mysterious Art of Chi Power

Much of the mystical power surrounding the martial arts and its superhuman deeds stems from the Eastern concept of chi or "energy," in Chinese, and...

Anatomical Targeting vs Techniques

Tools, Targets or the Technique: Anatomical Targeting vs Techniques Today we can see a divergence from the more ancient practices as the mainstream martial artist values techniques...

Kyusho: Anatomical Targets in Deep Tissue

We have been talking about pressure points not really being Kyusho for the past few years as the evolution of Kyusho has progressed. No...

No Such Thing as Pressure Points

What No Pressure Points? I realize this is controversial, it will upset some, it will anger others, but that should not prevent it from being...

Most Important Pressure Points?

What are the Most Important Pressure Points? A popular question for Kyusho beginners is what are the most important pressure points to learn? Well that is...

What is Important to Know About Kyusho

So what is important for an individual to know who wants to excel in Kyusho: 1. Know the target inside and out. This seems like...

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