If you have a question about shotokan karate I will gladly try to help.
Hmmmm.... Such a difficult but interesting question. Judo would give someone a better knowledge of surviving a struggle on the ground. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu also would but would include some nice 'nasty
Interesting question. The 70/30 back stance seen in Shotokan is probably rooted in the influence of Masters Funakoshi and later Nakayama and the standardization of kata movements that the JKA pushed in
Tareq, In many Karate techniques the power does come from the rotation of the hips. To understand it, try swinging a baseball bat without allowing your hips to rotate. You can't generate power. In
Hello Sir, I am pleased that you're enjoying Karate at your age. Many people enjoy Karate into old age but not many people take it up later in life, so you're doing a great job in my opinion if you're
If you are a 4th kyu or higher (i.e. you have learned Heian Godan) then it could be any. If you are a 5th kyu, anything up to Heian Yondan. 6th kyu, anything up to Heian Sandan, etc etc. So you won't
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