Hi all.I would generaly describe myself as a physical and conditioned martial artist of the - hit it damn hard and break it variety. Though some in this forum might well call it - brute force and ignorance!!! In any case ive have become interested by the possibilities that pressure point / vital point striking may hold in filling a void in my martial arts knowlege. Along with Karate i also train in Jujitsu and some Aikido and have come across the likes of TH17, CV15 and LU8 in passsing through the years that i have been training. I recently got a copy of the Bubishi, translated by Mr Patrick McCarthy and although this work appears packed with knowlege on vital point striking it is difficult to learn where to start. What are the fundementals? How does blood flow theory come into it? Times of the day? Meridians? I hope someone can oblige a traveller seeking answers.
Regds and good training