Category: Kumite

Cover Star: Wayne Otto

Wayne Otto is one of the most successful tournament fighters to have come out of Britain.┬áHe has appeared in the Guinness Book of Records as having won the most Karate championship medals for a male competitor. Over the years he has featured on the cover of a number of martial arts publications. Below are just …

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Frank Brennan

Karate is about many things but, first and foremost, it is about training. Frank Brennan Frank Brennan can arguably be described as one of the most technically gifted karatekas of his generation. He is one of the few competitors to be equally comfortable in kata or kumite, excelling in both disciplines. As a competitor, he …

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Eugene Codrington

In the 1980s Britain was a dominant force in European and World Karate. In the +80 kg (heavyweight) division they have been blessed with some great fighters, such as Geoff Thompson, Vic Charles and Jerome Atkinson. It could be argued that the prototype for all of these fighters was Eugene Codrington. Codrington was one of …

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16 Karate Tournament Tips

Today’s post is all about tips that may help you when competing in a tournament. The tips are from Scott Boyd’s podcast Karate Tournaments Tips and Tricks. Be match fit You need to be fit, so that you do not run out of energy during a competition. Adrenalin can only get you so far. Practice …

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