I have been reading about Shotokan Karate which appeals to me. In terms of real world scenarios e.g. ;
grabs your collars
he throws a punch to your stomach
he throws a punch to your face
he knees your crotch
he throws a backfist to your face
he kicks your crotch
he's in your...
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What it says on the tin. I am looking for good, quality Karate in Los Angeles, no McDojos! I am asking on here because oftentimes when it comes to traditional arts there are some amazing teachers and classes that aren’t on yelp or google. But if they are, that’s...
I recently took up Ashihara karate and while I enjoy the lessons I also would like to understand some of these things and practice them at home. I find the lessons to be a torrent of new information and I'd love to be able to do a bit more homework both in terms of understanding the...
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I don't have much content so far but with what I do have, I hope it helps you!
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Okay so as far as I know neither of these guys are grand masters. I don't know how much they train but I have no reason to suspect that they are anything other than average examples of their arts.
My question is what do you think about their sparring?
How do you rate their tactics and...
I have got a question to the community, and hope someone will be able to answer it:
Who did coin the term (and when) that Funakoshi Gichin (1868-1957) is the „Father of Modern Karate(do)“?
Thomas Feldmann, HOPLOblog
I've hit a wall currently where I'm putting far too much strength into all my techniques.
I know it's reducing my speed, making my kata look like a jumpy youtube video and generally hindering me.
Everyone who notices it tells me 'you just need to relax more' but I find this incredibly...
Just a little anecdote;
Recently my university Dojo has restarted (as term has now also officially started) with a much more structured and determined training regime. So essentially all the bad habits I've picked up over summer are now coming to light.
On my first session I ran through...