Category: Karate Techniques

How to become a professional master at hardcore karate techniques?

Karate is an art of self-defense and not violence The most common confusion among people across the world is they think karate is a part of martial arts. To be clear karate is a lot different from martial arts. Karate is a style to teach morals, discipline, and defeating the opponent with strong defense rather…



Learning Your Devastating Moves

In real life, we rarely hear about Jeet Kune Do or Judo experts who walk into a public place and start to thrash everything across the street. Experts in martial arts prefer to use it for self-defense and not for killing. They still know some dangerous moves can be killing blows. Killer moves are never…



Deadly Karate Techniques In MMA As Combat Sports

Joining a Karate class has become a trend now. When some people stop going for classes after receiving belts that show a level of proficiency, some people leave Karate classes for Muay Thai or MMA. The reason is they believe techniques learned in Karate classes will not help you during a street fight or during…



Familiarizing Yourself To Sparring in Martial Arts

Two Fitness Tips For Successful Sparring Sparring exists as an artistic expression in the style of martial art. To excel in this hand-to-hand combat technique, martial artists spend so many hours in drilling, running, jumping rope, hitting pads and hitting the bag. Sparring helps a competitor to create a relationship with the opponent. Having a…



Training Tips For Competing In A Karate Tournament

Knowing About Elements That Will Push Your Win If you want to be a successful competitor in a karate tournament, you must remember the important elements that are part of a winning technique. These elements will get you ready to face your opponent anywhere, any time. Eye control – look where you are going Speed…



Chopping the Block

The Knifehand Strike More than anything, we all want to witness a sensei or karateka break a wooden board or slash his fist into stacked tiles or bricks. Even children who are capable of this feat inspire awe. The common audience hushes itself into silence as trainees take stance before the formidable block of wood….



The Kick, The Punch and The Chop

The Mighty Kick How many times have we marvelled at the way the heroes on the silver screen knock out the greasy looking villain with a kick to his face? A kick is basically a strike with the leg to any part of the opponent’s body. A kick that is well- calculated and timed can…



The World of Karate

Karate-do –An introduction The self- defence technique that originated from Okinawa is what is widely now know as Karate –do or simply Karate. A martial artist well versed in Karate is called a Karateka. Split into two, the word “kara” means empty and “te” means hand and “do’ means way. The word in itself is…