So What is in Advanced Pressure Point – Kyusho Jitsu Study?

This is the question of the week. Let’s take a few moments and break this down some. First I consider “advanced” study to be that area after 1st Dan or Level One up to 4th Dan and/or Level Four.

After the first exam and the person is “ranked” either as a 1st Dan Black Belt in Kyusho or a Level One Certified Kyusho practitioner things begin to get very interested.

During Level Two we begin the journey into Alarm Points and that continues up to the master level.

First we look at the basic alarm points on the front of the body, then after 2nd Dan we look at the ASSOCIATED Alarm Points at the back of the body.  Now the information I teach on Associated Points I do not give away for free, nor are they found in short course workshop videos like the basic Alarm Points.

Why? They are just too dangerous and I want to know the person doing the study before I give this information out.

After the 3rd Dan testing we begin the journey into SPECIAL ALARM POINTS.  Yes these topics are touched in the Advanced Kyusho Jitsu Workbook and the Master Kyusho Jitsu Workbook, but not in the great detail I do in the course videos.

Alarm Points are like a “master key” to the human body and take your self defense to an entirely different level!

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“Advanced” Kyusho Jitsu Study can be hard to find!!

This is very true! There are many, many very advanced practitioners of Kyusho Jitsu, and they do some great seminars, but actually getting the information of what they are doing can be very difficult! When information is released it is very fragmented, and requires a lot of thinking to make it work! Here is an example from my own life. Back about 7 years ago I was watching a video of GM Dillman working with elements. It was really cool! But at the end he finished the lesson with a KO to this Uki’s leg at SP-11.

I was very intrigued! A LEG Knockout??? ……..WOW!!!

I watched the video over and never again and I did finally figure out how it was done and replicated it on sever different people. But had I not known as much as I did I was never have figured this out!

With this all in mind I have worked hard to get information out to the martial artist interested in really learning more. One such project happened shortly after I wrote the Novice Kyusho Jitsu Workbook, and that was the Advanced Kyusho Jitsu Workbook! It really does pickup where the Novice book left off. The good news too is that it is available in 3 languages now also! Below are some links!

Advanced Kyusho Jitsu Workbook in English

Advanced Kyusho Jitsu Workbook in Spanish

Advanced Kyusho Jitsu Workbook in German


Free Sparring is NOT for the Street

Woman elbowing a man who was trying to assault the woman

I am not a politically correct person. I don’t not believe in it at all. I believe it is one of the reason we have so many issues in the world, but I digress.

Free sparring has nothing to do with being attacked in the streets. It is part of the sport aspects of martial arts and instructor who say it is NOT are putting their students at risk.

I began my martial arts career in a TKD / Hapkido mix. Hapkido for defense, and TKD for sport. My teacher was one of the best TKD fighters of his era having beat men like Herb Perez. But as I trained I wondered how the ring and street could mix at all.

That is because they don’t! It is like playing baseball with a hockey stick.

In 1992 during the Christmas season I got a very rude awakening. I walked into a street situation of a very large man, and I do not mean FAT, he was a monster, who was harassing and grabbing a young woman.  I walked toward the man and got his attention from the young lady so she could run. Then I realized what I was dealing with. This guy was nuts. I was standing on ice and snow, and all my real skills besides a few punches was kicking. I was screwed and I knew it.

Now I was faster then he was and got to my car before he did. He beat on the windows trying to break it to get to me. I realized that day that sport and the real world do not mix.

What you see in a ring is SPORT and not STREET. No matter how good the fighter is, he will have issues in an attack.  An attack is not a street fight either! That is 2 guys deciding to beat on each other. Different world and mentality. If he wins it is not because of his MMA skills, but the person he is inside.

Self defense is a different mentality, and a different set of skills.  Trying to exchange blows will get you killed, and so will going to the ground. Street defense is very different from street fighting, and all of it is nothing like combat.

Now my purpose with this article is not to get you to come and join my dojo which is all about street defence, it is to present to you what is the equalizer in all this, pressure point usage.

Back in about 2008 one of my Black Belts enlisted in the Canadian Military and ended up in Afghanistan. Now the Canadian presence there is not what people think it is. He told me up his return about how different hand to hand combat was in real life compared to being attacked on the street. You are facing someone skilled who wants to kill you, not just someone who needs money for drugs or thinks you were with his girlfriend and perhaps wants you in a hospital or coffin.

But he did tell me that his Pressure Point knowledge did matter in combat and he was very happy he took so much time to learn properly. He said is saved his life.

If you want to really round off your martial arts study Kyusho Jitsu is the best addition you will make. Below is a link to some great ebooks to get you started.

Have a great day everyone!


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Romanian Martial Arts Training Camp – Canceled

The Romanian Martial Arts Training Camp ( RMATC) scheduled for July 2017 here is Brasov Romania is being CANCELED. Unfortunately there is simply just not enough commitment from people towards this event to keep it alive.

I do understand with the very uncertain times in which we live in!

I will however keep everyone posted on possible Kyusho events in different areas of the world by reputable Kyusho Jitsu Teachers

Have a great weekend and stay tuned!


Novice Kyusho Jitsu Certification Workbook

Back many, many years ago when I was taking the Novice Kyusho Jitsu Certification with Grand Master Steve Stewart in London I found myself facing a great challenge. I had not been to school in about 30 years and my note taking skills were not too great.  But I knew the basics from the various coaching groups I had been in for martial arts business, so I did my best. But this information Steve was giving me was so detailed, it really was a challenge. Now I did very, very well in my first year. I would go home and rewrite my notes after class so they make more sense.

After my first year my son Curt joined the Novice program. He did the same thing, and really did a better job of the notes then I had. As he entered the advanced program along with me, I took both are sets of notes and recompiled them. From here I had a pretty good study guide for us to work with, and help keep all this information fresh for our continued learning. Thus the Novice Kyusho Jitsu Workbook edition 1 was born. I made this available to my own students as I began to teach Kyusho classes.

Over the years it was refined and is now in edition number 3. With over 100 pages of information and diagrams I have been thrilled with the response to it. I have worked with translators who are also martial artists and it is currently available in Spanish and German, with French and Romanian on the table and coming sometime this year.

This eBook is honestly a must have for any serious Kyusho Jitsu student. I also recommend printing it and binding it for better usage.

More information on this books is below.

Novice Kyusho Jitsu Workbook English

Novice Kyusho Jitsu Workbook Spanish Edition

Novice Kyusho Jitsu Workbook German Edition


The Great Conspiracy… Are Kyusho Jitsu Knockouts for Real?


So much bad press!!! The Kyusho Jitsu world has been steeped in controversy for years! Most of the controversy comes as a result of some high profile martial artists with an axe to grind with George Dillman. But that is always the price of success. I have had my fair share of ridicule for what I am doing too!

But I don’t care!

There are 3 different types of knockouts possible. Here is the list.

  1. Concussion
  2. Neurological
  3. Death

Pretty simple list really! A drop in blood pressure as an example with cause unconsciousness. That is a neurological based cause.  Now concussion knockouts are what most people are used to seeing. IMPACT. This is the norm in boxing as well as MMA events.

So most people only know of this type of knockout and no other. Thus the point of reference for people when they see a Kyusho KO.

Now the Dillman people when Kyusho first came out taught that a knockout COULD be obtained with a small amount of force by hitting the point correctly. This is TRUE. I have done it many times!

However depending the construction of the body, of the person being used it may or may not work.  Depends on were the nerve sits and how much “meat” is surrounding it. Not everyone is the same.

I once had a guy I was working with for a demo who after some setup I would going to tap ST-5 and put him down. It is called a DEMONSTRATION. When we were working it out he lied to me about the effect and when I tapped him on ST-5 Nothing happened.

I realized I had been “had” so I hit him a second time at ST-5 and he was out. I was not nice, and his face hurt for weeks. Tough shit moron!

Kyusho is not about KO’s from light taps.

That is part of the learning process and anyone who things otherwise is a DUMBASS. But the martial arts industry is full of “watch dogs” who are self appointed nobodies. More power to them! They help me more they hurt me!

Kyusho Jitsu is not a magic art, there is a lot of work to do. But the result is more then worth the effort required to learn it!

In real life you are not going to “tap” ST-5, you are going to hit is with a ton of force. But you will get the results you need. Many people can stand up to tremendous FORCE when it comes to a hit. But force done to a nerve cluster, a pressure point, the right pressure point will bring results.

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What is Kyusho Jitsu Really?

What is the pressure point system known as kyusho jitsu really? It is exactly that, it is a system.

Kyusho Jitsu is not really a “martial art” even though I and many others will refer to it as one.  Why is it NOT a martial art? Because simply it does not teach any style or method of body movement. It rather supplements the movement the student already knows.

If there is no root art, or some type of root combat system, the knowledge really has no application. But all knowledge is good!

So, if it not a martial art then why are Black Belts issued? Simply, the truth of the Black Belt is NOT what most martial arts want to think it is. Back in history of the arts, before the commercialization of the world there was no belt ranking system.  Black Belts represent a personal achievement and a teaching credential.

That is really it. A life achievement marker. Now for some, and I honestly find them pathetic, it is some type of status symbol they believe makes the “better” then someone else.  But their self esteem problems are none of my business, nor do I engage it.

The student of Kyusho Jitsu can if they chose to obtain a rank, or they can simply learn and apply the information. it is all a personal thing.

Kyusho Jitsu is an excellent supplement to any art, a great learning experience and also a lot of fun to learn!

Have a great week!


How to Contact us at Kyusho Jitsu World!

Contact Us!

The last little while as the organization is building I am getting more and more questions and inquiries about many different aspects of Kyusho Jitsu.

This is great! But sometimes people fail to reach me, or I see the message days after it was sent. This is an easy fix! The best methods to reach me are below.

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Facebook is OK, but messages on FB do not come to my phone, therefore it can take me a while to answer them.  Comments I often just don’t see.

YouTube is a waste of time as I don’t bother with it because 99% of the messages are from idiots. I really don’t use Google+ much either.

You cal always reply to a message from the mini course too!

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The Fragmentation of Kyusho Jitsu

Man in white kimono training karate

Like anything in the martial arts world, fragmentation occurs. Look at what happened to American Kenpo after the death of Grand Master Parker, or Tae Kwon Do after the passing of General Choi.

It is the norm, and Kyusho has certainly had it share!

The rumours abound of the retirement of Grand Master George DIllman, the founder of DKI.  But many years ago after some infighting there was a major split in the organized, and they splits in those. It is just part of life. People disagree and move on to other ways and other things.

It is all very good actually, it mean growth, and growth benefits everyone.

I was never a member of DKI, but I am a DKI Black Belt. I did not see an advantage for me in joining. I am a member of KIA, which is affiliated with DKI and I am happy and proud to be a member. But I have been doing my own thing a very long time.

Why? It is about growth and development.

I have my own idea on how things should be done, and so I explore that.  However all of this is very beneficial for the students. Because it mean growth, and growth is what it is all about!

I do encourage people to look at more then on way, one options. There is some amazing Kyusho out there and many different ideas on how things should be!

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Our Kyusho Jitsu Instructor List is Growing!

Kyusho Jitsu Study Groups

Yesterday I had someone approach me saying how much he wished to learn Kyusho but there was no one in his area to teach it. And thus the major issue in the Kyusho Jitsu World!  We need more teachers!

When I decided to become a Kyusho teacher I paid $1000 per level, and there are 5 levels. I think level 5 was $1500. Did I get my money back? YES I DID and then some! These prices were USD also!

If you don’t believe me visit GM Steve Stewart’s website. Just Google his name.

Right now I want to give the member of the KJWA who are here the opportunity to what I did at a fraction of the cost! Why? Because our organization is new, we need to build it. Building will give access to more people to learn the art. And many of them LIVE in a dojo with you!

So I am giving the best possible deal I can give to get martial artists moving in the direction of becoming Kyusho jitsu Certified Teachers!

Watch the video below for more details and WHY you should consider becoming a Certified Kyusho Jitsu Teacher!

For more information on our Instructor Course follow the link below!

Level One Kyusho Jitsu Instructor Certification