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General Concepts Of Karate Stances Part 1

The proper stance is a foundation of karate technique. It’s a prerequisite for synergistic effect of mental focus, breathing action and muscular contraction increasing and peaking simultaneously.Karate stance is a framework for the energy circulating between the body, the ground and the target. Respectively, the purpose of each stance is to make this framework fully […]

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Ikken Hissatsu

The Japanese phrase Ikken Hissatsu is made up of three kanji, (ichi) meaning “one” , (ken) meaning “fist” and hissatsu meaning “certain kill or death”. To kill with one blow (ikken hissatsu) is a martial arts concept that, in todays modern world, very few karateka adhere to. No one knows for sure when ikken hissatsu […]

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Happy New Year

We would just like to wish everyone a very healthy and happy new year 🙂 Oss!!!!!

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Gichin Funakoshi 20 Guiding Principles Of Karatedo Niju Kun

Master Gichin Funakoshi, the founder of Shotokan karate, laid out the Twenty Precepts of Karate (Niju kun), which are there as a guide for all karateka to follow and adhere to. These principles form the foundations Shotokan karate. These twenty principles were based heavily on Bushido and Zen. The principles allude to notions of respect, […]

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Mae Ashi Mawashi Geri (Front Leg Round House Kick) Exercise

Mae Ashi Mawashi Geri Shotokan Exercise Using Three Different Distances Video at the bottom of this article. 1. Both karateka start from left fighting stance. 2. First person kick three left leg mae ashi mawashi geri, be sure to touch the target and try not to let the arms move out from the body. 3. […]

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Shotokan Karate Dojo Are They All The Same?

​The below article and video are from our FREE 7 Day Video Home Study Course, which you can access by clicking the button below, you will also get access to our bronze membership level for FREE!! CLICK HERE For Our FREE 7 Day Video Course

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The Karate Warm Up And Stretch

​The below article and video are from our FREE 7 Day Video Home Study Course, which you can access by clicking the button below, you will also get access to our bronze membership level for FREE!! CLICK HERE For Our FREE 7 Day Video Course This is one of the most neglected parts of karate […]

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11 Shotokan Karate Tips To Help Your Kumite

Here are some very basic shotokan kumite tips to help with your sparring, many karateka ignore these basic areas, in favour of intricate combinations and sparring drills. But these areas are what creates a great karateka! Some karateka hate the kumite part of the class and some only go for the kumite! But whether you enjoy […]

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Are You A Karate Super Sensei?

Are you a ‘Super Sensei’, or do you train with one? If you are one, I’m probably going to upset you now, if you train with one, you’re probably going to be one, sooner or later. If you’re not a Super Sensei, or training with one, then I hope you enjoy this article. There is […]

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