What should we call the five basic Kata from Itosu! Pinan or Heian? Itosu Ankō, the creator of the Pinan
Kata is a series of movements consisting of offensive and defensive combat techniques, which are composed of former Karate masters.
By learning Kata, you get the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the ancient masters. If you perform Kata
Many people make a big deal out of breathing, however, breathing is one of the first things you do when
Kihon means basic technique; here we practice the basic techniques repeatedly. In addition to the technical aspects such as punches,
I have been digging into the use of the word “Kime”. Most Karate people know the word, and most likely
This article is about overstretching of your elbow joint in connection with punching and your knee in connection with kicking.
Kiai, Kake-goe and Kime Part 3, Kime In the following, I will try to clarify what I understand by Kime.
Kiai, Kake-goe and Kime Part 2, Kake-goe I already gave you my interpretation of Kiai in part 1, and as
Kiai, Kake-goe and Kime Part 1, Kiai Kiai and Kime have a certain kind of mystery in Karate and have