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The most commonly used technique in Karate, Tae Kwon D0, Tang Soo Do and many styles of Kung Fu, is Hikite. This is the pulling of a hand back to the hip whilst striking or blocking with the other. This pulling hand can be used as a vicious technique in its own right.
Find out some applications for it. Continue reading
Heian Nidan/Pinan Shodan is the second kata in the Heian series for Shotokan Karate practitions, but the first for other styles. Why was it reversed and what is the “flinch reaction”. Continue reading