The curiosity of martial arts pressure points training and dim mak information has soared in past years. Pressure points of the body are certainly not a new concept in the vastness of human history.
Ancient warriors of the Orient, India and Asia have long studied, investigated and developed martial art pressure point theories.
It has, in the past, been a very guarded and shrouded subject. Taught only to select few, and only after they had proven themselves through years of warrior martial art training.
There is very good reasoning behind the suppression of these techniques and concepts.
The above must be taken into consideration prior to, during, and after the exploration of different martial arts pressure points training concepts.
Pressure point theories do not only apply to death touch and dim mak training, quite the contrary. Pressure points of the body are often used for healing and first aide.
So, by now you may be asking yourself -
Lets start by learning what pressure points are and how they operate. Pressure points of the body are generally points where a nerve or blood vessel have traveled close to the skin.
By applying pressure to these points, depending on location, you can cause different reactions in a persons body. For example..
By applying the correct pressure or striking in the proper directions, pressure points of the body can be for;
There are some 361 pressure points that are used in Oriental medicine practices such as acupuncture and acupressure. There are close to 400 other points that have been identified but are not generally used in chinese medicine.
There are different types of martial arts pressure points each that create different responses in the body, while different types of pressure points are activated differently.
Here are the different types of body pressure points:
A majority of the pressure points of the body are located along pathways of the nervous system. These are often referred to as meridians in chinese medicine and in most pressure point training styles.
Here is an excellent description of two of these types of pressure points;
Pain points for example, use tendons, ligaments, and muscles; the goal is to temporarily immobilize the target, or, at the very least, to distract them.
"Reflex points" produce involuntary movements, for example, causing the hand to release its grip, the knees to buckle, the target to gag, or even for the person to be knocked unconscious. -- Read More
We will examine some of these vital strike princibles in coming pages. Exploring these vital martial arts pressure points giving examples with the use of everyday items. Such as:
We will also examine the different martial arts pressure point fighting concepts of..
We will reveal how many martial systems include some form of pressure point training in there curriculum.
All while helping you discover some of the secrets hidden in forms you may already study in your martial art style. You must use judgment when deciding to strike a vital pressure point!
The Dim Mak Martial Arts Pressure Points Concepts and Training present here are derived from the Bear Warrior's personal fighting style, Kuma Goshin Jitsu.
Which is backed by his training in Goshin-jitsu or "self defense techniques" of the Okii Kuma Ryu and further training in Ryu Kyu Kempo, Tuite, Chin Na and Kyusho.
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Use of force in pressure point application and Techniques
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