FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
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.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 28 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
MF1, Carlisto, shrestha, DannyNelson, Maayengrayem
22968 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 2
ergees 1
MF1 1
May
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
Judo 2015 Grand Slam Baku: Finals, Bronzes Streams
by ergees
05/15/15 03:20 PM
Structure,Root & Position
by futsaowingchun
05/14/15 11:58 PM
Using soft to overcome hard
by futsaowingchun
05/11/15 01:11 AM
Krav Maga in Palm Beach County
by
11/28/06 04:04 PM
Recent Posts
Krav Maga in Palm Beach County
by MF1
05/23/15 12:02 PM
Judo 2015 Grand Slam Baku: Finals, Bronzes Streams
by ergees
05/15/15 03:20 PM
Structure,Root & Position
by futsaowingchun
05/14/15 11:58 PM
Using soft to overcome hard
by futsaowingchun
05/11/15 01:11 AM
Forum Stats
22968 Members
36 Forums
35614 Topics
432561 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#83599 - 03/25/05 04:57 PM The Old Okinawan Fist
Anonymous
Unregistered


Do any of yall use the old Okinawan Fist.

Top
#83600 - 03/28/05 04:05 PM Re: The Old Okinawan Fist
Ironfoot Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 06/10/04
Posts: 2682
Loc: St. Clair Shores, MI USA
Never heard the term. Are you referring to the original practice of a vertical punch, as used in Isshinryu and some Kung Fus?

Top
#83601 - 03/28/05 04:09 PM Re: The Old Okinawan Fist
Alejandro Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 05/02/02
Posts: 940
Loc: Las Cruces, NM USA
I believe Leapordsknowbest is referring to the old style fist (aka shuri fist) in which the index finger is pressed against the palm with the thumb pressed against it (see Victor Smith's article on this site).

I use it as my primary fist. It is the standard fist formation taught in Shuri Ryu. I personally prefer it for the majority of fist techniques. However, I, like most decently experienced karate-ka, have a tendency to switch between fist formations i.e. regular and verticle, for certain techniques.

-Al

Top


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki, WhiteDragon11 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

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.

Koryu.com
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