Brown Belt Shotokan Karate Basics Mae Geri, Oi zuki, Gyaku zuki. Combination 2

This is the second combination of five stepping combinations for 2nd Kyu. (Video tutorial below)

Brown Belt Shotokan Karate Basics

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A full understanding of Kime is needed when testing from 3rd Kyu brown belt to 2nd Kyu brown and white belt. Kime is not just muscle tension, you must release the tension in a fraction of a second at the completion of the techniques, or this combination will become very robotic.

Mae geri (front kick), Oi zuki (stepping punch), Gyaku zuki (reverse punch)

1. Keep kamae as you kick mae geri, do not let the arms move.
2. Then step forward oi zuki jodan after the front kick
3. Finish with gyaku zuki chudan

Working on shomen and hanmi, hikite and the snap back of gyakuzuki.
Try and stay relaxed throughout the movement, with kime only for a split second at the end of each technique.

Brown Belt Shotokan Karate Basics

Mae Geri, Oi Zuki, Gyaku Zuki