Category: Pressure Points

Pressure Points of the Martial Combat System

Naihanchi Fighting

Bunkai Pressure Points and Naihanchi

I challenge anyone to find a martial arts instructor that know more than Grand Master Moran about Naihanchi kata. He is one of, if not the most, knowledgeable regarding this kata. Here are some Bunkai Pressure Points found in Naihanchi Kata by Grand Master Moran. Naihanchi is one of my favorites and is a kata…
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gaishoho Pressure Point inner forearm


CAVITY POINT Gaishoho. NAME: Gaishoho, (gai) Injure, harm, hurt, damage (shoho) recommendation or prescription for injury. ACUPOINT: Non acu-point. LOCATION: One half inch above PC # 6, on the Pericardium meridian, on the palm side of the arm about two and a half inches above the wrist, between the Radius and the ulna bones. INDICATION: Not used to cure…
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Koori Pressure Point top of foot


CAVITY POINT Koori. NAME: Koori Translation, two words, Koo “ simultaneously in two different directions” and Ri, “advantage”, or Simultaneous, two way advantage. PRESSURE POINT: Liver # 3 also called Tai Chung. LOCATION: Gap between the first and second toe on the foot surface of the web. DIRECTION: Perpendicular. DEPTH: 0.3 to 0.5. VASCULATION: Regional anatomy; The dorsal venous network of…
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genkon pressure point chin


Cavity Point # 9, Genkon Name: Genkon, also known as Chian, translation, the present or prevailing state of things. Strike point: Cv #24. Location: In the depression in the center of the Mentolabial groove, Direction of strike: Turning downward. Depth: 0.2 to 0.3. Vasculation: The branch of the inferior labial artery and Veins. Innevation: The branch of the facial nerve. Technique:…
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Shen Men

CAVITY POINT Shen Men NAME: Shen Men, translation, vessel of the house of shen. ACUPOINT: Bladder # 62 – Shenmai or Shen Men point. LOCATION: Out side of the back of the foot, behind outer ankle. DIRECTION: Strike against the bone, then turn in a downward direction. VASCULATION: The external malleolar arterial network, possibly a…
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Super Chi Point

CAVITY POINT – Super Chi Point NAME: Lost to most charts. It has been given the name super chi point. LOCATION: The center of the umbilicus or the belly button. DIRECTION: Perfectly Straight. DEPTH: 2 to 3 inches. VASCULATION: The inferior epigastria artery and vein. INNERVATION: The anterior branch of the tenth intercostal nerve INDICATION: Abdominal pain, borborygmus, flaccid type of apoplexy,…
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uchi kuro bushi Pressure Point ankle

Uchi Kuro Bushi

CAVITY POINT Uchi Kuro Bushi NAME: Uchi Kuro Bushi, translation- uchi-inside, kuro-suffering, bushi-warrior. Acupoint name, Zhaohai meaning; the eight confluent point or K# 6. The word confluent meaning, Flowing together into one, or eight flowing into one. LOCATION: In the depression of the lower border of the medial malleolus or one cun (inch) below the medial malleolus.…
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fukuto Pressure Point


CAVITY POINT Fukuto Name: Fukuto Fengshi -Gb # 31. Translation- city of wind. Location: Fukuto, is located on the midline of the lateral aspect of the thigh, about seven cun above the transverse popliteal crease. Direction: Perpendicular. Depth; 0.7 to 1.2. Vasculation: The muscular branch of the circumflex femoral artery and vein. Innervation: The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, and the…
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Muyo Bone

CAVITY POINT Muyo Bone Name: Muyo bone, close to the Zhengdu, translated (capital) Liv # 6. Location: Inside edge of the tibia, seven cun above the tip of the medial malleolus, on the medial aspect near the medial border of the tibia. Direction: Muyo bone; strike directly to inner tibia bone. Zhengdu; subcutaneously. Depth: 5.0 to 7.0 cun Vasculature: The…
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keichu Pressure Point back of neck


Cavity Point Keichu. Name Name: Keichu; Translation, concentration Strike point: Just below GV #16. Location: Center of the back of the neck, between the third and fourth Cervical vertebrae. Depth: 0.5 TO 0.8. Vasculation: The branch of the occipital arteries and vein of both sides. Innervation: The branch of the greater occipital nerve. Technique: Two fingers twisted fist, best strike elbow.…
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