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#285920 - 09/16/06 02:09 PM Anyone familiar with the tekko
Steel91 Offline
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Registered: 05/25/06
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Loc: Alabama
It's on this page http://www.karate.org.yu/articles/okinawa_kobudo.htm

Does anyone have any experience with them, if so what are the like to train with. I wouldn't mind having a pair.
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#285921 - 09/21/06 08:09 PM Re: Anyone familiar with the tekko [Re: Steel91]
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We study the tekko in the system of Kobudo that I study. Typically we dont get into it until a student is a shodan in kobudo. The kata we study is Maezeto no Tekko from Taira Shinken. While in many ways the tekko will reinforce your punches, it has fantastic benefits with regard to gripping body parts. Grabbing someones wrist witha tekko enhances the pain and pressure on teh bones astronomically.
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#285922 - 11/09/06 11:18 AM Re: Anyone familiar with the tekko [Re: Chatan1979]
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Are'nt Tekko simply Brass Knuckles or Knuckle dusters?
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#285923 - 11/09/06 03:54 PM Re: Anyone familiar with the tekko [Re: djemboy2]
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Tekko are quite similar like Brassknuckles.

Steel91 PM me if you'ld like to find out where you could buy a nice pair.
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