I must admit that when I first observed certain energetic characteristics that emerge in ...

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Amashi-waza (body shift and switch) is a form of Go-no-sen (response after opponent’s attack). ...

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In the video below we will look at using dynamic distance control. This is ...

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In the video below we will look at using direct attack to engage the ...

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Being too eager to respond to opponent’s action, whether it means the attack or ...

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Here is a kumite exercise working on simultaneous block and counter strikes with a ...

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This shotokan kumite exercise consists of three gyaku zuki (reverse punch) attacks, with 3 ...

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Here are some very basic shotokan kumite tips to help with your sparring, many ...

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Jyu-ippon kumite (semi free sparring, also spelt ju, jyuu or jui) Jyu ippon kumite ...

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My short answer is a definate yes, they are good. As karate competitions can ...

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