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Kyusho and Chi

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

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...

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...

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...

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 Techniques: How Safe Are They?

A team of doctors try to find out! From the time George Dillman began to demonstrate kysho-jitsu (pressure point fighting), which he learned from Hohan...

Making your Martial Arts Work

You have to earn the right to land your technique! How do we earn that right? How do we put ourselves in a position...

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;...

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...

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...

Redundancy: The Secret to Idiot-Proofing Your Martial Art

The secret to idiot proofing your martial art lies in learning Pressure Point Techniques. Among the most important elements of the traditional martial arts are...

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,...

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...

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...

Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets: Body Alarm Reaction #9

If I were to choose one aspect of Martial Arts training above all others then Body Alarm Reaction (BAR) would be it. This is...

Thanks George Dillman: Understanding Pressure Point Fighting

For some years before I met George Dillman, I had been trying to do interpretation of kata. I knew these movements must have some...

Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – Palm Down Technique #8

The Palm Down technique has been used many times to defend oneself when the fight did not seem a good idea. This is a...

Own a Technique

This is a difficult one! How many repetitions are required to own a technique? 100? 1000? 10,000? Multiply that by the amount of techniques available and...

Regular Training Routine

I thought I would give you a heads up as to what we are currently doing in our "Regular Training Routine" in our "normal"...

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,...