Martial Arts – Stress Factors on the Body

In my last post I covered stress factors of the arm. In this post I will certainly review factors on the remainder of the body. I recognize that there have to do with 108 stress factors or tsubos made use of in the fighting styles. Excellent! I can conveniently remember the area of simply 108 factors? Not so quick there, cowboy. Feeling in one's bones where the factors lie does not indicate you could utilize them in a battle. Factors should be struck at the appropriate angle and also instructions and also at the appropriate deepness in order for them to be genuinely efficient.

Making use of these factors, despite the device that triggers them to function, is an extensive research study that is not simply restricted to keeping in mind where the dots lie. Some factors could just be made use of if you establish them up by the activation of various other factors. Some factors are difficult to accessibility because of their area on the body. Some factors work just if you strike them, others just if you push, scrub or work them. Obtaining precise and also trusted details is hard.

Checking out an 8" x 10" web page with the summary of an individual on it, covered with dots and also a common summary of the factor, its area and also resultant impacts simply does not suffice. It is as well generalised. In acupuncture the tsubos are promoted with a needle. Precision is a must. In striking the factors there is a little freedom yet you still should be precise and also use the ideal angle and also instructions of the strike. Just how difficult you strike is likewise a consider establishing the efficiency of the strike.

An additional issue is insufficient expertise is a harmful point. Finding out the factors after that blowing up a training companion simply to see if it functions is not a smart idea. Extreme and also irreversible damages could happen and also fatality is an actual opportunity. DO N'T STRUCK SOMEONE SIMPLY TO SEE IF IT FUNCTIONS. You likewise should understand the resurgence methods of bring back power circulation. If you aren't sure, do not do it.

THE HEAD

The head is an enormous sector for stress factors. Also the ear is a cornucopia of stress factors, yea, a microcosm of the whole body's factors. Allow us check out simply a few of the a lot more efficient factors.

FACE

Beginning at the crown of the head the adhering to factors are offered:

1. Governing Vessel 21, 22, 23, 24

Strike is downward towards the facility of the head.

Tool: Hammer hand, elbow joint,

Loss of consciousness/death could result because of over excitement of the cranial nerves.

2. Governing Vessel 26

The factor lies listed below the nose and also over the top lip. This is usually made use of as a rub factor. Extreme injury could result if struck in a down and also internal movement. I'm not mosting likely to inform you the setting it should be struck from for responsibility functions yet it will certainly damage the neck.

Tool: Back hand, blade hand, elbow joint

3. Fertilization Vessel 24

The factor lies listed below the reduced lip, fixated the jawbone. It is struck towards the facility of the head and also downward.

Loss of awareness: over excitement of the cranial nerves.

Defense: Hammer hand, routine hand, blade hand

4. Fertilization Vessel 23

The factor lies over the hyoid bone. If struck with adequate pressure fatality is instantaneous. It is just one of the 8 magic factors. If you damage the hyoid bone and also it cuts the Vagus nerve the heart and also lungs quit working.

Tool: blade hand, routine hand, ridge hand, spear hand.

5. Gall Bladder 1

This factor lies at the outdoors edge of the eye. It is the start of the Gall Bladder meridian. A strike right here could be done from a 45 ° angle to the head in a higher and also internal instructions.

Unfamiliarity is triggered by over excitement of the cranial nerves. The orbital bone in this field is just one of the most convenient, otherwise the most convenient bones in the body to damage.

Defense: routine hand, hand heel, elbow joint, knee, back hand.

6. Three-way Warmer 23

This factor is likewise situated at the outdoors edge of the eye. It is struck at a 45 ° angle to the head in a higher and also internal instructions. If this factor is made use of combined with GB 1 and also the strike is from back to front of the head it could remove the eyeball from its outlet.

Unfamiliarity is triggered by over excitement of the cranial nerves.

Defense: Routine hand, hand heel, elbow joint, knee, back hand.

7. Gall Bladder 14

This factor lies simply over the facility of the brow. It is struck with an internal instructions to the head.

Loss of awareness is an outcome of over excitement of the cranial nerves.

Defense: routine hand, hand heel, elbow joint, knee.

8. Gall Bladder 3

This factor lies one inch ahead and also one inch up where the top of the earlobe signs up with the head. This is the thinnest component of the head. There is no well-known resuscitation method for a holy place strike. You reach most likely to the healthcare facility and also have openings pierced in your visit ease the stress from a fractured temporal artery.

Defense: routine hand, solitary knuckle hand, hand heel, elbow joint, knee.

REAR OF HEAD

BASE OF HEAD

1. Gall Bladder 20

This factor lies bilaterally outside base of the head. Understood as the Airplane of Willis. It is the level area at the base of the head. It is struck at a 45 ° angle internal and also higher to the facility of the head.

Unfamiliarity is because of overstimulation of the cranial nerves.

Defense: Hammer hand, elbow joint, routine hand, Willow Fallen leave Hand (cupped hand), back hand.

2. Three-way Warmer 17

This factor lies behind and also listed below the ear because little grove behind the jawbone. Some authorities suggest that this is a severe fatality factor. It is made use of with both strikes and also presses. If you strike this factor from back to front there is a sporting chance of disjointing the jaw. It is finest pushed with a solitary knuckle hand. Grind backward and forward as you push internal to the facility of the head.

Loss of awareness is an outcome of overstimulation of the cranial nerves.

Defense: Routine hand, one knuckle hand, back hand (open hand strike).

3. Bladder 10

This factor lies bilaterally on the spinal column listed below the head. Strike internal to the facility of the head.

Loss of awareness is because of over excitement of the cranial nerves.

Defense: Hand heel, routine hand, elbow joint, Willow Fallen leave Hand.

4. Governing Vessel 17

This is the occipital notch. Strike this factor in a higher and also internal instructions.

Loss of awareness is because of the overstimulation of the cranial nerves. A strike right here could likewise trigger an extreme trauma.

Defense: Willow fallen leave hand, hand heel, routine hand, elbow joint, knee

NECK

1. Belly 9/10

These 2 factors are struck at the very same time. They lie over the carotid sinus on the median former section of the neck.

Loss of awareness could be discussed by numerous systems. Choose one.

a. Striking 2 factors on the very same meridian could trigger unfamiliarity.

b. Interrupting the blood circulation to the mind. A strike could trigger backpressure that the mind could not manage and also unfamiliarity occurs.

c. Listed below the carotid sinus is a bareceptor that keeps an eye on high blood pressure. When struck with adequate pressure it sends out a message to the mind that the high blood pressure is too expensive. A message is after that sent out to the heart to decrease or quit and also the outcome is unfamiliarity.

Defense: routine hand, one knuckle hand, blade hand, spear hand, elbow joint.

2. Huge Intestinal tract 18

This factor lies on the leading side of the Sternocleoidmastoid muscle mass regarding half method up the neck. This is an excellent grab factor for Spirit Toss and also Japanese Complete Nelson.

Defense: routine hand, one knuckle hand, elbow joint, fingertips.

This is not a complete checklist. There are a wide range of factors in this area of the neck. These are simply the ones I make use of regularly.

UPPER BODY

1. Fertilization Vessel 22

This factor lies on top of the breast bone in the notch. The strike to this factor is finished with the fingertips usually internal and also down. It is relatively secure to push this area yet strikes could be severe.

Loss of awareness is triggered by injury to the throat.

Defense: Fingertips, solitary knuckle strike.

2. Fertilization Vessel 15

This factor is the solar plexus. It is called the solar plexus due to its main area. Body organs influenced would certainly consist of heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, and also tummy. Damaging the xiphoid procedure could lacerate the liver and also trigger interior blood loss, which otherwise dealt with, could be deadly.

Loss of awareness is from injury to the above called body organs. There could likewise be a loss of electric motor feature.

Defense: routine hand, solitary knuckle hand, elbow joint, knee, round of foot.

3. Fertilization Vessel 4

This factor lies regarding 2 inches listed below the umbilicus (tummy switch). It is struck in a 45 ° down instructions. If struck with adequate pressure you could trigger a challenger to dirt their shorts.

Loss of awareness is triggered by injury to the little intestinal tract and also bladder.

Defense: routine hand, hand heel.

4. Spleen 21

This factor lies in the median side section of the chest. A simple method to discover this factor is to put 2 fingers under your nipple area and also trace a line right around to the facility of the chest. If you find this factor on a companion and also continue it with a solitary knuckle hand you will certainly obtain a considerable response.

Loss of awareness arises from injury to the lungs and also involved nerves. It will certainly likewise close down the lungs, quit breathing and also flow.

Defense: routine hand, one knuckle hand, heel, hand heel, elbow joint, rear of hand/wrist, knee and also practically anything else you have!

5. Belly 28

This factor lies 2 finger sizes listed below the nipple area. Strike this factor in a down angle of 45 °.

Loss of awareness is bring on by injury to the lungs and also involved nerves. You could likewise damage some ribs at the same time.

Defense: routine hand, solitary knuckle hand, hand heel. Blade hand, front kick (kick them in the knees initially!).

6. Liver 13

This factor lies on the suggestion of the 11 th rib. An assault to this factor is from a 45 ° angle to the body and also downward at a 45 ° angle. If struck in a higher movement with adequate pressure to damage the rib (and also they damage conveniently!) the strike could be dangerous if it lacerates the liver.

BACK

1. Governing Vessel 15

This factor lies on the spinal column in between the shoulder blades. Strike this factor in an internal instructions.

Loss of awareness is an outcome of injury to the spine, aorta, heart and also lungs. A heel stomp as in Back Opposite [ Ushiro gyaku a.k.a. Wellington Sheep Hold] could be deadly.

Defense: routine hand, elbow joint, hand heel, heel, knee.

2. Gall Bladder 25

This factor lies over the kidney simply listed below the chest. This is an unpleasant indicate obtain appealed all on its own. Utilized combined with a GB 20 strike generates a ko that I could directly vouch for. Strike is done from a 45 ° level angle to the body from the back.

Loss of awareness is an outcome of injury to the kidney and also involved nerves.

Defense: routine hand, shin kick, roundhouse kick, arm joints, rear of hand.

3. Governing Vessel 3

This factor lies on the suggestion of the coccyx. Strike this factor in a higher movement.

Loss of awareness is triggered by injury to the whole spine.

Defense: front kick, knee strike.

LEGS

1. Gall Bladder 31

This factor lies medially on the external upper leg. It lies over the Ilio-tibial system of tendons and also the vastus muscle mass. This is a preferred target for kick fighters when kicked correctly could trigger the leg to stop working.

Defense: Shin kick, knee, routine hand.

The knee has a wide range of factors on and also around it. A strong side drive kick will certainly strike something!

2. Spleen 10

This factor lies on the internal upper leg regarding 3 inches over the knee. Strike internal towards the facility of the leg and also downward. This will certainly trigger the knee to collapse. I have actually become aware of ki illness being triggered by kicking this factor with the round of your foot.

Defense: knees, instep, shin, heel, routine hand.

3. Bladder 57

This factor lies at the point of the gastrocnemius muscle mass and also the Achilles ligament. The factor is assaulted from the back of the leg to the front. Inning accordance with the Bubishi if this muscle mass is divided it triggers mental deterioration.

Loss of awareness is injury to the tibial artery and also nerve.

Defense: side drive kick, front kick.

There are a wide range of factors on the foot yet accessing them in the characteristics of a battle is not most likely. A great trample to the instep could do astounding points to the perspective of a challenger.

The last factor I intend to suggest out is Kidney 1. It lies in the facility of the foot. Ashi Katsu is executed on the left foot. By slapping this factor intensely you could have the ability to promptly recover a person ready to pale. I could directly vouch for this as I utilized it on my group sergeant, that will pale, after obtaining shots before mosting likely to forest training in Guam, 1985 (see the trailer on my site).

This is by no indicates a comprehensive checklist. These are simply the factors I make use of in my fighting style. There is much to discover in using the Kyusho methods to the numerous arts. It needs research study of not just TCM yet likewise western medication, physiology, physics, composition, and also a lot of technique. It needs the aware initiative throughout technique to use the concepts to your methods and also a collective initiative making the art your personal. The research study of the fighting styles is an extreme girlfriend, yet worth it.

Train hard!

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