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Shotokan Karate Techniques Brown Belt Kicking Combination 1

Within our Dojo, this shotokan kicking combination is first practiced at brown belt and is then used at every examination, up to black belt. Starting from a left side fighting stance. 1. Front kick (mae geri)with the right leg, then a short step forward with the right leg. 2. Side thrust kick (yoko geri kekomi) […]

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The Karate Fist Seiken (fore-fist) Video

​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 Forming the karate fist (seiken) 1. Start from your little […]

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Mae Geri Front Kick Training (punchbag)

Punchbag training is excellent to work on developing power in your karate strikes and it’s great fun đŸ™‚ The Front kick or Mae Geri we are talking about today is mae geri keage (front kick snap). The kick should travel like a bullet and not upwards where the kick would literally grazing the surface of […]

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A Sequence Of 5 Different Combinations Of Basic Shotokan Techniques

A shotokan karate video comprising of a series of 5 basic combinations. This exercise uses basic shotokan techniques working on shomen (square facing) and hanmi (side facing), hikite (pulling arm) and driving off the back leg. 1. Sanbon Zuki. 2. Age uke, Gyaku zuki, Gedan Barai. 3. Uchi uke, Kizami zuki, Gyaku zuki. 4. Soto […]

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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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Ushiro Geri (back kick) Training Exercise To Stop You Over Spinning

Over spinning when executing back kick is one of the biggest mistakes karateka make. Here is a simple shotokan karate exercise to stop you over spiining on ushiro geri (Back Kick). It’s very simple, pair up, then take turns to perform a spinning back kick, using your partner as a target. Try and stop on […]

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Master Anko Itosu and His Ten Precepts of Karate

Master Anko Itosu was a very important person in the development of Shotokan karate, he was probably the first person to practice a karate that resembles the type of Shotokan karate that is practiced today. He was responsible for taking the martial art from being a secretive, behind closed doors art, to being practiced by […]

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Self Defence And Looking Into The Future Be Aware!

​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 An important part of karate practice and especially self defence, […]

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Mae Geri (Front Kick) Exercise

There are many different ways to kick front kick and some Sensei have different ways of teaching, so it’s not for me to judge what’s good or bad in a karate instructor’s front kick, for I have seen several incredibly strong front kicks, delivered using techniques that are very different to the way I kick […]

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