Kyusho Jitsu (or Pressure Point Fighting) is a martial arts focused on targeting pressure points. Pressure points are areas of the body where people can apply pressure or strike in order to cause pain. According to Kyusho-Jitsu UK, Kyusho-Jitsu is "a way of attacking the nervous-system to control an attacker or subdue an attacker to maintain your advantage and stay in control".
Kyusho Jitsu teaches a variety of self-defense techniques such as using a pressure point in order force an attacker to release their grip on your arm. According to Kyusho, students of Kyusho Jitsu learn many of the following techniques:
Mobile arm point manipulation
Striking and grabbing motions that use pressure point targets
Take-downs utilizing pressure point targets
Grappling and escapes using pressure point targets
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