Category Archives: Karate

Reverse Punch With Sliding Step

Adding a sliding step to the reverse punch adds enormously to the amount of impact it delivers as well as being quite deceptive in the range this covers. This video discusses the detail to achieve this sliding step along with applications for competition and self protection. Continue reading

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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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