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Martial Arts: A Mental Rehearsal For Success

Many martial arts exercises are not directly practical from a real life self protection perspective. However, they can be very good tools for preparing your mindset (what NLP calls Mental Rehearsal). Continue reading

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10 FREE iTune App Downloads To Give Away: Practical Karate – Realistic Street Bunkai

As a promotion for a new iTune App, Apple are giving away 10 promotional codes so that the first 10 people who apply can get a FREE download. Find out more. Continue reading

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Kata: Training Beyond Technique

A lot is discussed these days about martial arts kata (patterns/forms) and their applications (bunkai). However, there is not so much spoken about mindset of performing a kata, which is some ways is even more important. Find out more. Continue reading

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Bunkai From Tekki/Naihanchi (Chul Gi) With Cross Reference To Wing Chun

We take a look at Wing Chun and how it resembles Karate’s Tekki (Naihanchi/Chul Gi) kata and cross over between them. Continue reading

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Bunkai From Shotokan Karate Kata: Jitte (TSD: Sip Soo)

Sensei Paul Mitchell, 4th Dan Shotokan Karate is acknowledged expert in kata bunkai (applications). Here he can be seen on a course teaching bunkai to kata Jitte Continue reading

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