When it come to self defense the arms are critical. Often times people will think only of the head and perhaps doing a knockout. However the arms are always the first part of the attacker to present themselves. This makes Pressure Point LI-10 [Large Intestine 10] of utmost importance. So let us discover this pressure point gem!
"One of the most popular and pressure points to access. Pressure Point LI-10 is located 2 cun below LI-11 on the radial aspect of the radius, in the extensor carpi radialis brevis and longus muscles. Located on the Large Intestine Meridian.
This pressure point can have a huge effect on the body. A strike straight down and through will paralyze the arm, and in some cases can potentially stop the Heart.
Striking upward causes a shock wave to rise up the arm into the upper body. It will cause a knock out if struck hard enough. When used with ST-09 it has the potential for a deathblow!
This pressure point will affect the entire Large Intestine Meridian, especially around the arm, neck and face.
Hence the reason that ST-09 works really well with this pressure point.
Again, when struck slightly upwards, the lower body will lose Chi and cause nausea.
I have personally seen instances of diarrhea that can last for many days if untreated."
This is a very useful pressure point when it comes to hands on self defense. Pressure Point LI-10 also has its healing aspect when it comes to Lung Resuscitation also!
Have you ever experienced a HARD strike to this pressure point? I know I have. This one works on everyone I have ever tried to use it on. What is your experience with pressure point LI-10? Tell us about it here.
Over the last many months I have done many posts like this one. I will link some of the below at the end of the article too. Much of the information in these posts are taken from my book Kyusho Pressure Point Anatomy, which is the Grey's Anatomy of Kyusho Jitsu!
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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.
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