Kiai is an attack on the sensory system of the enemy. The lightning hands of Kempo are a decidedly aggressive, unrelenting assault. Power of Kiai When voice and brawn are together, this concert is a powerful weapon. Use the Kiai before forceful contact; it acts as a sensory battering ram, weakening the enemy’s mental defenses.
The title is a little misleading, it should be 8 Tips for Simple Self-Defense. We’ll indeed be discussing self-defense basics. However, the “no Kempo required” is meant to reflect the mental aspects presented herein. The following strategies are part of Kempo art. They are the little-known treasures of martial arts—mental preparedness. There are eight key