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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...

Iaijutsu

Iaijutsu

Friend and fellow martial artist Scott Calner is an Iaijutsu Instructor please follow his FB page for great content

Strength Training For Martial Arts

Supplement your karate with weight training and cardio. You need to be explosive, powerful and fit. Karate is not about...

Sport Karate is Essential

Lot of karate-ka are critical of sport based karate saying there are no real application/bunkai. However there are many strengths...

Zoom Karate

Online karate sessions now running Please following meeting links to join, if we haven’t met before please introduce yourself via...