Application #28: GB-20 Copy


Point Name: 風池 (fēng chí) “Wind Pool”

Meridian: Gall Bladder

Element: Wood

Polarity: Yang

Peak Time: 11PM to 1AM

In the depression between the upper portion of muscle sternocleidomastoideus and muscle trapezium, on the same level with Fengfu (GV-16).

Local Anatomy: In the posterior aspect of the neck, below the occipital bone, in the depression between the upper portion of the sternocleidomastoideus muscle and the Trapezius muscle.

Vasculature: The branches of the occipital artery and vein.

Innervation: The branch of the lesser occipital nerve.

Martial Arts Usage
  • 108 Vital Point
  • Attack Nervous System
  • Dangerous
  • Fight Ender
  • Joint Manipulation
  • Knockouts
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Classes
  • Intersection Point of the Liver Meridian
  • Intersection Point of the Yang Linking Vessel
  • Intersection Point of the Yang Heel Vessel
  • Origin Point
  • Trigger Point of the Suboccipital muscles muscle
Attack Method: 0.5 – 0.8 inch, toward the tip of the nose. Angle is 45°.

Very common knock out point! Strikes made in an upward direction may cause a knockout. Hard strikes may injure the brain and cause death.