There’s 2 main ways to tie a Karate belt; a traditional Japanese way & a modern way that appears to have come across from TKD.Read More
As Karate become more innovative in how it applies itself, there’s resistance from those who say “but that’s not really Karate”.
In Karate kicking is more difficult than hand strikes as only 1 foot is on the floor. Here we look at maintaining balance whilst kicking.Read More
Shotokan; the worlds most popular style of Karate. But why? Does it deserve to be?
Here’s a look at Shotokan karate’s strengths & weaknesses.
Basic movements focus on fine detail & small differences can make big difference. So here’s how to use your supporting foot as you step.Read More
Iain Abernethy explains why many people think the original version of a Karate kata has the best bunkai & why this is not necessarily true.Read More