Tag Archives: karate

Kata Bunkai for Shorin Ryu Pinan Shodan (Heian Nidan)

There is much study these days into the practical applications of kata bunkai (forms/patterns). Often it helps to look at older versions of your own style to see how they did things to help you work out whats been changed and why? 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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Diaphragmatic Breathing In Martial Arts

Diaphragmatic breathing is used in karate, kung fu, tai chi, taekwondo and other traditional martial arts. However, many martial artists do not completely realise the full extent of its importance. Find out how it actually helps us on a number of different levels. Continue reading

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Congratulations To Paul Mitchell On Attaining His 5th Dan

Paul Mitchell is awarded his 5th Dan in Shotokan Karate by Pete Manning, Chief Instructor of the Traditional Shotokan Karate Association. 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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