Today I am going to talk about the Top 3 Most Painful Face Pressure Points. Pain is a great deterrent! Understanding these 3 painful face pressure points can come in very handy in a bad situation!
So let's get started!
This is a wonderful pressure point. Located beside the nose in a hollow when it is pushed / rubbed can cause intense pain! One of the reasons for this is that Large Intestine is the only meridian that crosses the body. Plus we are dealing with an area of dental nerves as well as sinus cavities. If you hold the back of the head at GB-20 the effect will intensify!
I have also successfully used this as a knockout point! See the video below.
This is another GREAT painful face pressure point! Located right under the nose at center-line this is another RUB point. You can strike it, but if you seal the head like in the previous point, and rub side to side the pain is unbearable!
This is an excellent pressure point to use if you are on your back and have been mounted.
If you saw Steven Seagal's movie Under Siege 2 - Dark Territory this is the pressure point his niece attacked on one of the mercenaries. Another point of intense pain mostly due to the proximity of the sinus cavities. With pollution today most people have sinus issues also.
She does a good job of the grab, however you would support and seal using the left hand at the GB-20 area. But it does do a decent job of demonstrating the pressure point!
So what is the advantage to understanding Painful Face Pressure Points? These are control points! This allows for the application of techniques, using these kinds of points, to control a BAD situation. One that has not yet turned to out and out violence.
This is the basis for Humane Pressure Point Tactics!
What is H.P.P.T? This is a 3 level certification course in Humane Pressure Point Tactics. These courses cover 3 levels of THREAT and escalation and include actual scenarios and techniques you can add to your martial art style of self defense system.
This first course, Level One covers the following.
If you would like to learn more about our H.P.P.T Courses follow the link below to our Kyusho Jitsu University website.
Also if you missed this article on the Cycle of Destruction you can read it HERE. This includes a detailed video on how this Kyusho Jitsu cornerstone principle works!
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Have a great day!
Yours in the arts,
Grand Master Art Mason
Grand Master Art Mason is a professional full time martial artists and Kyusho Jitsu teacher. He is available for seminars and study groups. He resides in Brasov Romania
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