SP 19 Xiongxiang Chest Home

Xiongxiang

1 rib above SP 18, in the 3rd intercostal space, 6 cun lateral to the CV MO. Usually using a finger jab, this point is interesting as it controls the power to the opposite leg. So if you strike to SP 19 on his right side, his left leg will be weakened and visa-versa. I was taught that the location for this point was a little more to the outside of the body in the shoulder crease, but I have not come across this location in any texts. The affect is the same however using both locations. Great...

The Spleen Meridian

Spleen Meridian The Leg

On the medial side of the big toe, about 0.1cun posterior to the corner of the nail. This is a wood and cheng point and a root point of gt Tai Yin the greater yin division of Spleen amp Lung . This strike has a great affect upon the muscles and tendons as it is a control point for those. It is also a control point for the divergent meridians. Spleen damage will occur immediately with a great energy drainage. There is a downwards rushing feeling when struck, followed by nausea and loss of power...

The Heart Meridian

Heart Meridian

In the centre of the axilla, on the medial side of the axillary artery, at the lateral , inferior margin of the pectorals major muscle and in it's deep position the point lies in the coracobrachial muscle This is one of the most dangerous heart points as it will stop the heart instantly with a medium to heavy strike. The point is right over the top of the gt axillary artery and as such great artery damage is also done when this point is struck. The gt shen is affected and one feels like they...

LU 5 Chize Cubit Marsh

CHI means ruler or ulna, zE means marsh, the CHI part of the name refers to the ulna aspect from the wrist to the elbow . The point is in the depression of the elbow fossa at the ulna aspect. The QI of the channel is infused here, like water flowing into a marsh. On the cubital crease, on the radial side of the tendon of the biceps brachii. The point is located with the elbow slightly flexed. Located in the origin of the brachioradialis muscle. This point can cause great damage to the whole...

First Observations Of A ST 9 Knock

From The Medical Aspects Of Boxing, 1941 July 1940 there was an opportunity to observe for the first time a knock out caused by a strike to the right carotid sinus in a fencer. This case, which to our knowledge is the first observation of its kind, appears to be of great physiological interest. The padded tip of the blade first hit the victim beneath the right clavicle. YNo particular points here but this is the area of gt the power band which when struck takes all power from the upper body...

SP 21 Dabao Big Wrapping

Dabao Point

On the mid-axillary line, 6 cun below the axilla, midway between the axilla and the free end of the 11th rib, in the 7th intercostal space. This point does amazing internal damage electrically Qi wise and also physically. This point balances the whole body, left and right especially torso and inner and outer. A strike here spreads out over the chest causing great imbalance to the Qi system of the whole body. The recipient will fall into a coma if the strike if done hard enough, and will not...

ST 35 DUBI Calf Nose or Xiyan Eyes of Knee

When The knee is flexed, the point is in the depression below the patella and lateral to the patella tendon. This point is a special point for knee problems in acupuncture. It is a trauma point. Local pain and knee injury immediately followed by severe kidney Qi drainage and damage causing immediate loss of power and tiredness. ST 36 ZUSANLI Three Measures of the Leg 3 cun below ST 35, one finger breadth from the anterior crest of the tibia. Between the tibialis anterior and the tendon of the...

The Lung Meridian

Heaven Residence Tianfu

ZHONG means middle and FU means place, this is referring to the middle jiao where the LUNG channel starts. The QI of the SP ST are gathered into the LU MO at this point. The point is below the acromial extremity of the clavicle, 1 cun pronounced tsun , directly below LU 2, 6cun lateral to the CV MO, in the first intercostal space. In the pectoralis major and minor muscles, in it's deep position, in the internal and external intercostal muscles. The lung points all do great damage. LU 1 must be...

LU 10 YUJI Fish Border

How Measure Acromial Extremity

On the radial aspect of the midpoint of the first metacarpal bone, at the junction of the red and white skin the lighter coloured and darker coloured skin . In the lateral abductor pollicis brevis and opponents pollicis muscles. This is not a point to use in a realistic fighting situation. If struck very hard, it will cause heat to rise in the lungs causing coughing. It is more of a healing point this one and is used to eliminate heat from the lungs thus easing sore throats etc. It is a fire...

The Stomach Meridian

Infraorbital Nerve Injury

Between the eyeball and the midpoint of the infraorbital ridge. The point is above the inferior border of the orbit, in the orbicularis oculi muscle, and in it's deep position, within the orbit are the rectus inferior bulbi and the obliques Inferior bulbi muscles. ST 1 is one of the more sensitive points and will be easily damaged by even a light blow to the area. Even a li8ght blow is often enough to cause extreme nausea and a drainage of Qi from the upper body. A medium strike here will cause...