FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 137 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
karate4life, kravmagasystem, Rsv1441, sifurichard, Georgia
23112 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
GF54 7
Matakiant 2
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
New Topics
Anybody here involved in WW2 Based Combatives?
by GF54
04/18/17 10:42 PM
Recent Posts
Anybody here involved in WW2 Based Combatives?
by Matakiant
05/15/17 07:54 AM
Forum Stats
23112 Members
36 Forums
35677 Topics
432714 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#107899 - 11/28/01 03:00 PM pressure point angle/direction
martinnitram Offline

Registered: 11/27/01
Posts: 108
Loc: england
hi all

i have just joined this forum as i have desperately been trying to increase by knowledge about martial arts, especially the use of pressure points for healing and combat use. firstly i just need to put my mind at rest i would appreciate it very much if someone could tell me the difference between angle and direction when using pressure points.

#107900 - 11/28/01 06:10 PM Re: pressure point angle/direction
Kempoman Offline

Registered: 11/15/00
Posts: 1484
Loc: Houston, TX
Welcome to the Forum!

That is a good question and is asked a lot by many people. I'll give a shot at answering it. Angle refers to the actual angle at which a point must be struck or manipulated to gain effect. Most of these are at 90, 45 or 30. This is the most overlooked component in getting desired reaction from the points. Some points can be struck at different angles to produce different effects. For example TW-17 must be struck at a 45 degree angle.

Direction is the direction of the force that is applied. For example TW-17 located behind the jaw and under the ear must be struck from the back of the head towards the front and slightly up.

Combining the two you get 45 degrees in toward the center of the head and from back to front.

This will give a KO in most cases especially when coupled with any of the other principles.

If I have not been clear, let me know.


#107901 - 12/02/01 11:51 AM Re: pressure point angle/direction
martinnitram Offline

Registered: 11/27/01
Posts: 108
Loc: england
just like to say thank you for clearing it up so simply, thanks

[This message has been edited by martinnitram (edited 12-15-2001).]


Moderator:  Ames, Cord, MattJ, Reiki 

Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Only $89

Stun Guns
Variety of stun gun devices for your protection

Buy Pepper Spray
Worry about your family when you’re not around? Visit us today to protect everything you value.
Accurate information on the ancient martial traditions of the Japanese samurai

C2 Taser
Protect yourself and loved ones from CRIME with the latest C2 Taser citizen model. Very effective.



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga