Chambering the fist like in the forms is unrealistic

isshinryuronin

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What do you find the purpose for chambering, if you dont actually use it in sparring?
To repeat: The main reason for chambering the hand, at least in original karate kata, is that it represents pulling the opponent into a strike with the other hand. There is a lot of grabbing and pulling in traditional Okinawan karate. Other than that, it's only good for beginners to practice power generation.
 

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I would say it’s actually good for EVERYONE to practice power generation. That needs constant polishing and refining.
 

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To repeat: The main reason for chambering the hand, at least in original karate kata, is that it represents pulling the opponent into a strike with the other hand. There is a lot of grabbing and pulling in traditional Okinawan karate. Other than that, it's only good for beginners to practice power generation.
I'm aware. I was asking kenpomaster specifically since it seemed like he might have had another use for it.
 

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