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Shotokan Karate And Kime. What Is Kime?

My Sensei would always be shouting ‘KIME!‘, but what does it mean?
A Karate master i trained with said, kime is when the body naturally stops itself! Other karate masters say kime is when you tighten your muscles on impact, other masters say it’s your level of intent on any given technique.
Well, they are all correct!

Here’s a short video where we talk about Kime.

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