She even specifically said, only pivot if you have flexibility issues, not for power. I'm trying to understand why we're kicking like this, but its frustrating. I agree, that video is how you're supposed to kick. Thanks for sharing.
I very much agree. Thanks for the input.
This is a...
I've been taking Karate for around 3 years now, but had to leave my first school in order to go to college. I started taking a Shotokan Karate class at my college, and everything has been fine until my sensei starting teaching us the round house kick.
How she wants us to kick is:
This is primarily what I mean by philosophy, making martial arts more than fighting. Thanks for the post, great quote as well.
I couldn't agree with you more.
Could you, or someone else perhaps, go more in depth about this?
Does your teacher, or for those of you that are teachers, is philosophy about your style, or maybe life in general, something that is explained / explored at some point in your class? Likes/dislikes, concerns, etc.?