karate Champions

Championship Success

AKA Karate based in Poole took the overall win in the South Coast Karate Jutsu Championships, Sunday 8th May. We got...

Applied Karate is Nonsense

The latest trend of applied karate seems to be an out of shape instructor talking about some kata bunkai for...

Ashi Sabaki (Foot Movement)

Ashi Sabaki (Foot Movement)

In karate as other Japanese martial arts (Budo) we use different foot movement for different forms of attack and defence....

Kata Video Series

We have been filming a Kata video series with champion and AKA 2nd Dan Louie. They are easy to follow...

Bulls*#t Bunkai is Karate becoming Akido?

The modern trend of applied karate has been very positive in many ways. Analysing kata and finding more practical technique....

Successful grading

Congratulations to George on his successful grading to purple belt. He has worked hard and technique has improved. He was...

Karate’s throws

Karate contains many throws and takedowns, however they are different from Judo techniques. The reason is they have to also...

Funakoshi’s 9 Throws

Very interesting video about Funakoshi’s 9 throws. Chadi’s videos are fantastic I highly recommend them.

Online karate

Principals and practices we have covered in online karate: Footwork:Continuous linear unless a clear opening is bad practice.Side way, diagonal,...

Gigō Funakoshi’s great contributions to karate

Gigō Funakoshi is often unfairly criticized by karate ka and have said he ruined karate with his alterations to kata...