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....

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.

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...

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...