Torite Jutsu - The pressure point fighting art. This system uses strikes to specific points on the body, the same points used in acupuncture, to produce various devastating effects to an attacker. Our lineage to Torite Jutsu is through Dragon Society Internationals Rick Moneymaker and Tom Muncy, then back to Grandmaster Seiyu Oyata.

Northern Dragons instructors are fortunate to have been trained in the sacred and secret techniques of this art that were only taught to the old masters most trusted senior students. Torite Jutsu provides you with the skills and knowledge to knock out an aggressor very quickly.

What is Torite Jutsu ?
What does it Mean Torite (toe-rhee-the) A set of tactics for restraining or escaping from an assailant developed by Takenouchi Kaganosuke during the Edo period. Jutsu (jew-tzoo) technique or techniques. So to Translate in Summary; Torite Jutsu means Restraining or Escaping Techniques! Torite Jutsu is a system of joint locking and striking utilising acupuncture points to enhance the effectiveness of the self defence techniques.

Torite Jutsu can be compaired with the Chinese arts of Dim Mak and Chin Na. Torite Jutsu is not really technique specific except for the purpose of teaching and illustrating the science of the art. For example, the simple technique of centre lock is used in most martial arts in one form or another. In this art instead of just being a joint lock relying on physical pressure to execute, we use the five element theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), to perform the technique with much less effort.

Where a joint lock normally takes the pressure of the hand, our method uses the pressure of two fingers. Torite Jutsu methods can be applied to any art to enhance and understand the deeper nature of your arts forms. YOU will learn the weak points of the body and how to practically apply techniques to them to easily overcome your attacker. The following table contains a list of the 12 main Meridian line in TCM s, for the purpose of this exercise the conception and governing vessels have been left out, as they are currently undergoing investigation.

Pressurepoint techniques are just one small subsection of the martial arts, and in particular our training. They are used to merely enhance the effectivity of our techniques and should be used in conjunction with other players to the game (technique enhancers).