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Kyusho and Chi

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

Reflections on No-Touch Knockout Techniques

Chris Thomas discusses his personal experiences with the controversial no-touch technique often referred to as the no-touch knockout. Chris Thomas is a master instructor of...

Kyusho is Real and Simple

Most Martial Artists today spend decades of their life researching and practicing the physiology of a punch, kick, grab or manipulation of the human...

Pressure Point Fighting in Tai Chi

In the early 80's, I wrote some articles about tai chi. After one of them, a letter to the editor from a tai chi...

How to Learn Pressure Points Correctly?

I want to share some really important information with you. People often ask me the best way to learn how to use Pressure Points, so,...

Redundancy in Martial Arts Techniques Makes for Success in a Fight

Back in 1997, DKI member and physician Chaz Terry helped set up a small investigatory study of pressure point techniques which was conducted at...

Evan Pantazi Kyusho Online

Evan Pantazi Kyusho Online: Articles by an Expert Evan Pantazi Kyusho Online shares Evan's website articles related to Kyusho and other martial arts topics written...

The 5 Dimensions of Kyusho

All Martial Artists work in 3 - 5 dimensions with the 4th & 5th being the more advanced practitioners realm. Each dimension has a...

Learning Power Generation Helps With Learning Pressure Points

The next area that you need to understand BEFORE you even start learning Pressure Points is Power Generation or as we call it Waveforms. I...

No Such Thing as Pressure Points

I realize this is controversial, it will upset some, it will anger others, but that should not prevent it from being said. We need to...

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...

Isshin-ryu and Pressure Point Fighting

When traditional karate practitioners are introduced to pressure point fighting and shown how it unlocks the secrets of kata and other aspects of classical...

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...

Becoming the Total Warrior

We all search for personal refinement and fulfillment, but in the martial arts we work tirelessly to help empower others to become the total...

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...

Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets: Pressure Points Questions #11

Pressure Points are only the size of a pen nib ~ How can you hit them for real? The point itself is only that size,...

Immobilization Makes Pressure Point Techniques Work

In the martial arts community, those who practice kyusho-jitsu (pressure-point techniques for fighting) are often subjected to criticism. It all started when their self-defense...

Yin and Yang: The Significance of Gender in Karate Pressure Point...

One day George Dillman called me and said, “Weave been teaching women incorrectly!” Most martial artists will only reluctantly admit when they are wrong;...

Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – Order of Things #2

Rather than the usual layout of chapters etc within a book. I have set out to introduce you to the “secrets” of Karate in...

Pressure Points in Shotokan Karate

Pressure Points in Shotokan Karate from Shotokan Karate Magazine, July, 2004 - There is a well known photo of Gichin Funakoshi in his 80’s performing...

Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets: Pressure Points Myth or Reality? #10

I have read with some amusement articles reference the use or rather non-use of Pressure Points. Like any "part of the jigsaw" of Martial...