“Pareto’s Principle of Pressure Point Fighting”
This section on finishing points is going to instantly give you the key to creating literally hundreds of knockouts in minimum time. Each with a high probability of success.
The following points are selected for their overall effectiveness across multiple theaters of combat ranging from Boxing, Kickboxing, MMA, Muay Thai and of course Okinawan and Japanese Karate, and even Ninjitsu.
They are also presented in the order in which you are most likely going to be striking them starting from a frontal facing position and traveling in an elliptical or circular path around the opponents body. how they are arranged seems like a minor thing but in combat it makes a huge tactical difference.
Our First Point Is Designated:
Miscellaneous Head and Neck #6 a.k.a YUYAO
As you can see Yuyao sits in the cavern of the supra-orbital foramen.
It is a relatively tiny target and is best accessed by a single knuckle strike upward and inward 45 degrees towards the spine.
Within this body cavity three nerve endings actually come together and it is very easy to knock someone out or at the very least severely disorient them when struck effectively.
An extra bonus of course is that even if you miss the point you still have a good chance of damaging the eye ball itself.
Do Not Strike This Point… Ever! We take no responsibility for any injuries that result from the use or misuse of the information in this course. We offer it for entertainment and educational purposes only.
The next point in our pressure point path of destruction is another great and easy to access point that is actually two pressure points in one.
Finishing Point #2 - Stomach 5 Part 1
Part One – Mandibular Foramen/Mental Nerve
Stomach five has the unique advantage of being vulnerable both from above and below. The point is at the rounding of the bone in the mandible.
If you are striking the point upward you must strike upward and inward forty five degrees towards the brain and or spine. A good practice is to aim for the opposite quadrant of the head as you strike upward with the palm.
Also the upward attack to this point also requires you to give a slight twist to your palm as your strike upward, almost like smearing something with your hand.
Finishing Point #2 - Stomach 5 Part 2
The second way to attack the stomach 5 point is with a downward angle of attack. In this case the angle has to be 45 degrees downward and in towards the spine, with the palm or a knuckle of the fist or hammer fist.
Done properly this can rapidly drop someone to the ground. You see this point hit a lot in boxing, MMA and some Muay Thai. Usually from a hook punch, overhand, or round house kick.
Finishing Point 3 Triple Warmer 17 – 7th Cranial Nerve
It is best attacked backward to front or posterior to anterior, inward 45 degrees towards the tip of the nose.
When struck properly it can drop the jaw from its hinge as well as knocking the person out.
Finishing Point #4 Triple Warmer 23:
Triple warmer 23 sits squarely over the temple in the tiny space behind the bony ridge of the temple itself.
It must be struck back to front and 45 degrees inward toward the tip of the nose.
This point can also shatter the temple and lacerate the eyeball if struck with sufficient force.
Finishing Point #5 – Gall Bladder 20 (occipital foramen)
Gallbladder 20 is a powerful and sensitive point that connects at least 4 major meridians.
It must be struck up and in 45 degrees towards the spine or opposite quadrant of the the head if you are behind your opponent
...and of course it must be struck 45 degrees up and in posterior to anterior if you are facing your opponent.
Preferred ways of attacking this point range from palm heels, to ridge hand strikes to hammer fists and upper cuts.
Be very careful when striking or practicing on the bony aspects of the skull. It is very easy to injure your hand and fingers if you strike with too much force.
Not to mention what it could do to your training partner.
Remember NEVER Strike these points unless you are under the supervision of a qualified kyushojitsu instructor who is fully trained in pressure point revival techniques and CPR.
You have been warned.
In our next installment we will look at the pressure point fighting continuum,
why its important and how to combine it with the universal entries and the Pressure Point training Silo.
See you soon.
Kick Butt and take Names.
Grand Master David Snyder
8th degree Black Belt, Ryukyu Kempo
Creator - Combat Kyushojitsu