What means Boshiken ?
Boshiken (拇指拳) is a specific  Uechi-Ryu Kicks  also called tiger paw strike.
Boshi (拇指)  literally means thumb
Ken () means fist
Boshiken is a strike where you  hit with the knuckle of your thumb.
It’s a very powerful and precise strike related to vital points (Kyusho) and this strike allows too to grab your opponent.


What is the goal of  Boshiken ?
This website has been built by Uechi-Ryu and Kobudo practitioners. The aim of Boshiken is to share about our interest in Okinawan Martial Arts.
I hope you will find in Boshiken interesting contents and complements to your dojo practice.


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The Author :
Lionel Reynaud