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 (), 76 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Tobias, ghy326, brycespqr, tonydimattes, MOUDIP
23025 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
laf7773 1
cxt 1
jwwmantis 1
February
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
New Topics
Master Yang Jwing-Ming Indianapolis Seminar 2016
by jwwmantis
01/15/16 03:59 PM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
Recent Posts
Forum Stats
23025 Members
36 Forums
35634 Topics
432610 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#84172 - 03/23/05 04:08 PM I need to pick your brains
Anonymous
Unregistered


Many moons ago I was going through a bad time, I lost a close family member and found I couldn`t get to sleep, I started reading a book on martial arts which briefly covered most styles, in this book I found a section on ninjitsu (or I think it was ninjitsu, as I said it was many moons ago) which had about 9 different hand formations involving locking fingers together in various ways, I started meditating and using these hand formations, aswell as controlled breathing I found it was the ideal way to clear my mind (looking back I swear it evoked extra chi) having to concentrate on the next formation, anyhoo I can`t find my book, can`t remember what it was called and can only remember 1 of the formations, so I would be most grateful if any of you knowledgable people could help me find what I seek or let me know where to go to find some diagrams or litreature on this subject as this time it`s a divorce whats keeping me up. Cheers G

Top
#84173 - 03/23/05 06:52 PM Re: I need to pick your brains
kenposan Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 08/23/01
Posts: 633
Loc: Columbus, Ohio
Hand symbols are called mudras if I remember right, although I don't know if that is what they are called in ninjitsu. I read about them in one of Stephen Hayes' books.

You don't need mudras to meditate, however. Just sit.

Top


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




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

Ryukyu Art
Artifacts from the Ryukyu Kingdom missing since WWII. Visit www.ShisaLion.Org to view pictures

Best Stun Guns
Self Defense Products-stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and more

Surveillance 4U
Complete surveillance systems for covert operations or secure installation security

Asylum Images
Book presents photo tour of the Trans-Allegany Lunatic Asylum. A must if you're going to take a ghost tour!

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga