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Do Our Training Methods Damage Our Bodies?

It is often said that training in Karate (and other martial arts) is good for our health. But is it? Can some methods be bad for our bodies?
Well some training methods can be bad, so it is wise to look around before deciding on who to train with. Find out more. Continue reading

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What Are The Differences Between Kung Fu & Karate?

Many people compare the Karate and Kung Fu, but don’t really understand the differences. Here’s your chance to get a better understanding of these two great systems. Continue reading

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Karate Kata Bunkai: Bassai Dai

Karate kata bunkai for the opening sequence of Bassai Dai, taken from the DVD: Inside Bassai Dai Continue reading

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What’s The Difference Between Karate & Tae Kwon Do? (Part 2)

A second look at the differences between Karate and Tae Kwon Do with a view of increasing the understanding and appreciation between the two styles. Continue reading

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The Martial Arts Paradox: By Russell Stutely

A note from Russell Stutely about learning and actually understanding kata bunkai Continue reading

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