Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection.
The Degradation of Karate is Over
A brilliant article written by Will Wright on the state of karate.
Motobu Choki and Stopping Attacks with “Blocks”
In this post Noah Legel provides an interesting opinion on Motobu’s statement, “One cannot use continuous attacks against true karate. That is because the blocks of true karate make it impossible for the opponent to launch a second attack”
10 Japanese Words Everyone Misunderstands in Karate
There are many Japanese words we encounter when learning karate. In this post Jesse Enkamp explains some of the common misunderstanding that occur.
Practical Karate Bunkai: Pinan/Heian Sandan Two-Person Flow Drill
In this video Iain Abernethy demonstrates a two-person drill for applying the techniques of Pinan/Heian Sandan.
The Unequal Equalizer
In this post John Johnston of Adaptive Karate gives his thoughts on what tournaments for people with disabilities can offer to the rest of us.
Self Defense: What Are You Afraid Of?
In this post, Andrea Harkins discusses the importance of adding self defense to your martial arts arsenal.
As always, train hard, train regularly and stay tuned for more posts.