Today short clip of Saiha kata bunkai
Our approach to functional use of karate technique.
Short clip from our throwing session 🙂
Last week I published an article about Mawashi Geri Gedan. Although I can describe the details in writing I felt that it was all a bit “dry” as it forces us to use our imagination and is open to different interpretations. Consequently this week I thought I would […]
This article covers how to perform thigh kicks or in Japanese, Mawashi Geri Gedan. Around the world different martial arts and combat sports have a variety of methods for teaching and executing this technique. Which one is the best? The answer to this question is simple – the […]
For years I had done the traditional approach to stretching in martial arts training. This consisted of a general warm up followed by static stretching, which then moved onto kicks, punches and whatever else was being taught in the session. Using this approach I was not able to […]
One of the most common kicks in Karate is a front kick or ‘mae geri’ in Japanese. In this article I would like to provide my take on how we perform mae geris in our style. There are a few ways of performing this kick. The two […]