Category Archives: Karate

John Johnston & Iain Abernethy Applied Karate Joint Seminar Oct 2015

Applied Karate and traditional martial arts seminar with John Johnston and Iain Abernethy Continue reading

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Karate Kime (Focus) & Tension At The End Of The Technique

“Kime” is a Japanese word, roughly translated as “focus”.  It is where Karate derives it’s power from at the point of impact of a punching or striking technique.  But how well is it understood? Most people loosely describe achieving Kime … Continue reading

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Joint Applied Karate Seminar (John Johnston & Iain Abernethy)

I little while ago I attended this Joint Applied Karate seminar with 2 of the worlds best names in the business; John Johnston & Iain Abernethy. Here are some brief notes from that day. Continue reading

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Psyche of a Warrior: John Johnston by Jamie Clubb

World renowned reality based martial arts instructor Jamie Clubb reviews one of traditional Shotokan Karate’s most dynamic, practical and insightful instructors; John Johnston 7th Dan; with special emphasis on development of the warrior psyche. Continue reading

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Naihanchi (Tekki) Karate Kata Bunkai By Ryan Parker (Ryukyu Martial Arts)

3 excellent videos on rules for understanding bunkai (applications), demonstration of bunkai and flow drills from Naihanchi (Tekki) kata, from Ryukyu Martial Arts Continue reading

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