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Welcome to our Shotokan Karate resource site. Whether you are new to karate or are an experienced karateka, we have video tutorials, both live classes and follow along classes, interesting articles, full belt syllabus courses with or without online examinations, facebook pages and facebook group, instructor training program and much more!
The Shock Hit
When you get hit hard and fast, many times you can deal with it, the human body can take a heck of a lot of punishment. Take a look at the UFC. They batter each other, then batter each other some more.
But, every now and then you will see the same fighters crumble at a seemingly weak strike.
Niju Kun - The 20 Guiding Principles Of Karatedo
Master Gichin Funakoshi, the founder of Shotokan karate, laid out the Twenty Precepts of Karate (Niju kun), which are there as a guide for all karateka to follow and adhere to. These principles form the foundations Shotokan karate. These twenty principles were based heavily on Bushido and Zen.
The principles allude to notions of respect, humility, compassion, patience, awareness and both an inward and outward calmness.