Category Archives: Karate

Kata And Its Bunkai Is Like A Sword

A useful analogy of kata performed purely for technical excellence and actually being able to apply the kata bunkai. Continue reading

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Adaptive Karate Bunkai With Sensei John Johnston 6th Dan

Sensei John Johnston has his own unique and practical take on Shotokan Karate kata bunkai. Here are a couple videos showing him teaching and demonstrating. Continue reading

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Advanced Karate Bunkai Course (Open To All Styles)

Course for all interested martial artists to learn street smart applications to karate Continue reading

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Do Our Training Methods Damage Our Bodies? (Part 2)

This post follows on from an earlier popular post, looking it whether martial arts training or good for us, or does it damage our body. Continue reading

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In Defence Of Basic Karate/Taekwondo “Blocks”

When many Karate and Taekwondo practitioners accept that our basic blocks do not really work as “blocks”, why do we continue to train and grade with these blocking drills? Continue reading

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