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By Erle Montaigue October 19, The Following was my first attempt at educating the general martial arts public as to Dim Mak. before this, I would only ever. The touch of death (or Death-point striking) refers to any martial arts technique reputed to kill using seemingly less than lethal force targeted at specific areas of the body. The concept known as dim mak (simplified Chinese: 点脉; traditional According to Montaigue’s own account, dim mak is an aspect of traditional old Yang. Dim-Mak has 29 ratings and 1 review. Revealed in this book for the first time are the long-held secrets of dim-mak: a system of deadly strikes to vital a.

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Other points you want to put, I guess what you’d call, well the Chinese call Xie Qi, which means ‘evil energy’ in. In the Square Enix video game, Sleeping DogsDim Mak is a counter-attacking move that can be learned from the protagonist’s Sifu master. Views Read Edit View history.

Dim mak has become a kind of camp pop culture item which is recognized also outside the genre of martial arts films. Within an inch or half inch? The concept known as vibrating palm originates with the Chinese martial arts Neijing “internal” energy techniques that deal with the qi energy and the type of force jin used.

This is true, for instance the lung point between the nipples must be struck between about 2 and 3 am! According to Montaigue’s own account, dim mak is an aspect of traditional old Yang style taji quan which he claims he began learning in from a master called Chiang Yiu-chun who died in the month of May.

The style of martial art practiced by Chiun is called Sinanjuwhich incorporates distinct knowledge of the body’s energy channels, known in western culture as acupuncture meridians.

It’s a bit better to have some anaesthetic and a little bit of surgery for something like that. It’s moontaigue to be a case of, in a fight being struck in a certain point causing enough damage to your body energy for the effect to build up over a period of days.

Dim-Mak: Death Point Striking

The Following was my first attempt at educating the general martial arts public as to Dim Mak. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Or being able to just touch someone on the shoulder for example and have him or her die a few hours or days later. Published May 1st by Paladin Press first published January 1st That works just simply by blocking di, flow of Qi in the meridian, so some of those lesser techniques where you just maybe want to immobilise somebody would work by mechanically blocking the flow of energy in the meridian.



Erle Montaigue: Dim-mak – Death point striking,

About Dim Mak “Why? There’s an old Chinese saying that says, “it takes three lifetimes to learn dim mak”. Although not mentioned as dim makthe ability to kill with a mere touch is attributed to Chiun, the mentor of Remo Williams, who is the protagonist in the series of fiction novels known as The Destroyer. Montaigue claims to be “the first Westerner to be granted the degree of ‘Master’ in taijiquan “, awarded by Master Wang Xin-Wu in About Dim Mak “So many of them are purely physical rather than the old story of touching a certain point and having that point slowly close day by day until no more Qi is able to flow causing death some days later” Chris answers: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

About Dim Mak “So what you’re saying basically is that it’s an understanding of acupuncture combined with martial ability, it’s not really like, to go down to the nearest dim mak school and learn death touch but rather one must learn basic acupuncture and combine it with martial arts” Chris answers: Dim Mak Death Touch “Some people promote the idea that you can do this sort of thing as a separate art but from the point of view of responsibility for a start, if you can only hit someone on the point, that can be really dangerous to them, you should really know how to reverse the effect”.

The answer is that many of these points require that energy be either ‘put in ‘ or ‘pulled out’ and in performing a certain strike, one is able to do either putting or pulling. About Dim Mak “Perhaps we should show some of these points on the arms in photos.

Not many people know that the same person who is attributed, rightly or wrongly as to having invented the first Taiji is also attributed as to having invented the first death touch or ‘striking the vital points’. It’s extraordinarily dangerous to practice some of these techniques because if you do happen to get them right and you don’t have the knowledge of how to correct it, for example there’s this point on the forearm where you could easily make someone fall down” Erle asks: Rune himself claims to have been taught by Count Danteand the character of Archroy later becomes a Dimac master himself, although he is initially prevented from taking revenge on Omalley as he was not provided with the book on defensive strategy.

So you’d have to work back using a very sophisticated knowledge of Chinese medicine”. I do know of instances in Sydney where martial artists who do have both of these forms have rendered someone unconscious and then they’ve revived them and said come and see me tomorrow and then given them acupuncture and herbs.


Want to Read saving…. It is quite a simple matter of using a chest protector and having yellow dots placed on the areas of the vital points to gain this accuracy”.

Dim Mak Death Touch

In the Star Trek universe, the Vulcan nerve pinch is frequently used as a non-lethal method of applying pressure to a pressure point in order to render the target unconscious. About Dim Mak “There are certain acupuncture points that are forbidden to needle aren’t there, why? More so on the meridians that are on the peripherals like the arms etc.

About Dim Mak “Where is that? Erle subsequently learned the remaining ” qi -disruptive” forms of wudang shan from Liang Shih-kan in Dim Mak Death Touch “Two inches up from the inside of the wrist in the middle.

Chang Shang-Feng, that almost mystical character who has had so much attributed to him, even taking on Mongolian soldiers and beating them! The bugger is likely to come back in 24 hours with a shotgun, do you in and the die himself three days later. If you strike someone on the temple, there’s a very thin sheet of bone under which is an artery above the brain and that can get a pinhole in it that leaks very slowly and three to four days you can die.

Montaigue stated this man was an illegal immigrant, making his existence difficult to verify. Anyone with sufficient acupuncture education could figure out which were the death points but then they need on top of that the martial arts training to know the correct techniques and to gain the necessary power and accuracy to use.

Please contact us via the contact form. Return to Book Page. Rick Bauer rated it it was amazing Mar 15, To ask other readers questions about Dim-Makplease sign up. So it’s a pretty stupid thing to try and cultivate.

So you’d have to work back using a very sophisticated knowledge of Chinese medicine” Erle asks: The concept known as dim mak simplified Chinese: Montagiue see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When I say the Chang Shang-Feng invented the art, it was not without help.

You’d use maybe finger techniques or one-knuckle techniques as dm the hooked palm from Taiji etc. About Dim Mak “Chris, most people’s knowledge of dim mak is that one is able to just walk up to someone and tap them on a certain point with one finger to render that person unconscious or dead a few days later etc.