Category Archives: Technique-natural movement

The “Corkscrew” Punch (The Devil In The Detail)

The “corkscrew” punch where the fist is rotated is unique to oriental martial arts. Here we look as some fine details to help you to improve your punch. Continue reading

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Maximising The Thrust Behind Your Reverse Punch

Understanding the finer points of the reverse punch (gyaka zuki) will help make it that litte bit faster and more powerful Continue reading

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Natural Breathing In Karate (And Other Martial Arts)

For self defense it helps if you can move naturally and nothing is more natural than breathing. However, for years many Karateka have not really breathed properly, creating tension, wasting energy and generally slowing themselves down.
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How To Put The “Whip” Into A Linear Punch (Part 2)

Having recently written about how to enhance your linear punches by using a waveform motion to put a “whip” into them, I continue here with part 2. Continue reading

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How To Put The “Whip” Into A Linear Punch

I usually focus on the practical application of techniques on this website, but today I’m actually going to focus on technique itself.  I think this one is important, as it can greatly enhance the power of your punches and other … Continue reading

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