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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With many of the points it’s a matter of picking the appropriate one for the particular person that you’re attacking and using it at the appropriate time with the right technique. In The Simpsons episode ” When Flanders Failed “, Bart Simpson claims to have learned the touch of death in his karate classes— having actually stolen the concept from an arcade game— and uses the threat of using it on Lisa to make her perform tasks.

We are of course no longer at the address above! A lot of points too, particularly when you see the death points listed in many karate books have a long term effect simply because of the physical trauma they cause rather than any arcane mystery like some of them over the ribs area, you’ll end up with a ruptured liver or a leaking spleen”.

Touch of Death

But nowadays, better great knowledge than a little in ignorance. He did this in conjunction with two famous acupuncturists of the time who gave him the knowledge of points on the body, which could be used motaigue only for healing but also for killing. This is a small intestine point too sure the small intestine point attack on the scapular” Erle asks: CGDS rated it it was amazing Sep 18, They must be a real shit to want to do eele I know that there are certain points on the human body which when struck with a medium powered strike will cause great injury.

Erle Montaigue: Dim-mak – Death point striking,

Just touching and nothing else. Michael Prescott rated it really liked it May 23, But if you do that light heatedly, that person will stay unwell for two to three years afterward.

However, I was struck on the back eerle the left shoulder in the scapular region once by one of my many teachers and my arm was put out of action for two weeks and rim was only a one finger jab as I have already stated. Ma, 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 ere power and accuracy to use.


So yes, it’s theoretically quite possible for that to happen. For instance, just before the confrontation actually comes to blows when he has just pushed you on the chest, if you can just reach in and grab his elbow and drop him on the ground, he’ll think twice about getting up, feeling a bit weak and shaky all over, you’ve stopped it at the sensible point”. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. About Dim Mak “So is there a safe way of practising these points on your friends?

montaigur To ask other readers questions about Dim-Makplease sign up. Thomas rated it liked it Nov 11, And what are known as the dim mak points are really only acupuncture points, most of which are used every day by the practising acupuncturist without causing death.

This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Chinese martial arts terminology Fictional martial arts Martial art mobtaigue. Ed mxk it really liked it Jan 09, About Dim Mak “The delayed death touch, what are your views” Chris answers: Dim Mak Death Touch “That belongs to a meridian called the pericardium meridian pericardium is the protective sac around the heart.

This is true, for instance the lung point between the nipples must be struck between about 2 and 3 am!

Touch of Death – Wikipedia

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 erlr ‘striking the vital points’. Rune himself claims to have been taught by Count Danteand the character erlw 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.

For instance if you noticed that your opponent was very red in the face indicating high blood pressure and great anger, what you’d want to do is to pump them up a little bit more so you’d use a technique that would inject Qi. Later incarnations of the Doctor have shown varying degrees of expertise in hand-to-hand combat, although only some spin-off material explicitly identifies the later Doctors’ combat skills as originating from Venusian aikido.

I mojtaigue not believe that such techniques of delayed death touch or hurting from a distance exist, or if they ever did have long been forgotten or have just required too much motaigue to accomplish. Livia Vozaryova rated it liked it Mar 15, It’s a special point that works on the lungs and the pericardium and the heart.

Other points you want to put, I guess what you’d call, well the Chinese call Xie Qi, which means ‘evil energy’ in. Some of them are now forbidden that weren’t in the past, there used to be treatment for cataracts in the eye where-by the needle would be put right into the eyeball and the needle would be heated.


Likewise, the villain Tai Lung and the mentor Oogway both use a nerve-strike attack to paralyze the opponent. For other uses, see Touch of Death disambiguation. So it’s all an extension of Chinese medical theory, it’s not any different. It weakens the whole diaphragm, which is the centre of one’s strength. It would take an enormous amount of sophisticated knowledge because the body has it’s own checks and balances and it can correct most things.

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: 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.

Numerous martial artists claim to practice the technique in reality, beginning in the s, when the term was advertised alongside the English translation “The Death Touch” by American eccentric Count Dante. Dim Mak Death Touch “Yea, the points on the forearm, wrist and elbow are very useful because often fights can be stopped before they start just by immobilising the attacker. 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.

Dim Mak Death Touch “That’s a heart meridian point in the area of the elbow at the end of the elbow crease on the inside of the arm. In the TV series Quincy, M. You could say that for example the Qi circulation of that particular part would become unbalanced and as the days go by that unbalance becomes wider and wider until eventually the whole thing falls down. And a thorough knowledge of bodily Qi systems are essential otherwise nothing will happen except the person might get a bruise or a broken rib” Erle asks: In the Square Enix video game, Sleeping DogsDim Mak is a counter-attacking move that can be learned from the protagonist’s Sifu master.

Rick Bauer rated it it was amazing Mar 15, About Dim Mak “Are there any other points that aren’t actually associated with acupuncture”.