Bent thumb knuckle strike, Koppō Ken, Ko ken - Ninjutsu

By Yossi Sheriff

Video of hold release using koppo ken

Koppo ken, Ko ken, 骨法拳 (קופו קן), is striking form in takamatzu den basic Ninjutsu hand strikes. This punch uses the bent knucle of the thumb to deliver short range, rotational, strikes to pressure points.

Image of Koppo ken hand configuration

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  1. Beginner level of expertise