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#108215 - 06/14/03 02:30 PM Help practicing pressure points
Karate Dude Offline
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Registered: 04/29/03
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Loc: Knoxville tennessee u.s.a
Is there a chart,Or a dummy,In which I can practice striking?If so could you guys plz tell me where I can get one? [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]

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#108216 - 06/14/03 07:06 PM Re: Help practicing pressure points
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KD, they're called Ikkyu.

Unless you're gonna cast a bronze man!

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#108217 - 06/14/03 07:58 PM Re: Help practicing pressure points
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by joesixpack:
KD, they're called Ikkyu.

Unless you're gonna cast a bronze man!
[/QUOTE]The Dojo closed & Now I've to train at home.The was a guy at the dojo,That was a higher rank than I,& Thought he would teach,When before it was I who instructed the class,But cos he was a higher rank< he decided to give it a try,& Its cos of his lack of knowledge & His arrogance that the dojo is now closed. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/mad.gif[/IMG] PS Thanks I think [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]



[This message has been edited by Karate Dude (edited 06-14-2003).]

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#108218 - 06/25/03 12:25 AM Re: Help practicing pressure points
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In the back of blackbelt magazine there are several companies that make dummies. They cost about $400 and weight about 125'. Ed.

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#108219 - 06/29/03 05:11 AM Re: Help practicing pressure points
Cato Offline
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How much use are these dummies? As a complete novice in pressure point application (God, it seems odd to be a "white belt" again [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/biggrin.gif[/IMG]), it strikes me that there are differences in exactly where the popints are located on different people, or am I just missing the point?

Budo

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#108220 - 06/30/03 09:33 AM Re: Help practicing pressure points
Kempoman Offline
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Cato,

That is a good question. The points are in the same relative position. The measuements are in cun(promounced tsun). It has to do with the finger width of the individual that your are locating the PP on. That being said, that is only for treatment. The activation for fighting is about the size of a quarter or fifty-cent piece.

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#108221 - 07/01/03 10:42 AM Re: Help practicing pressure points
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Thanks. My next question then has to be how can we effectively and quickly find the PP on an individual?

I may be mistaken but I understand that PP's can be used to compliment an existing art. I practice aikido and akik jutsu, and want to use PP's to enhance my use of those arts. To do so I will have to learn to apply PP techniques within my aiki techniques. Is this a realistic aim, given the (apparently) highly technical nature of PP fighting?

Budo

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#108222 - 07/19/03 11:39 PM Re: Help practicing pressure points
Hogtooth Offline
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Registered: 07/13/03
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Loc: USA
I have found that using your reflection in a large mirror can help in identifying targets. Put dot stickers on striking bags to improve accuracy. Be creative, careful, but creative.

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#108223 - 07/30/03 12:46 PM Re: Help practicing pressure points
KC Offline
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Registered: 07/30/03
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Hey , karate dude are you looking for a p.p chart or charts e-mail at kc1wood@aol.com

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