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Learn a kata and never forget it

How to learn a Kata forever? As a karate teacher, I see all too often students who learn a Kata and then, a few weeks or months after, when we rework it, they do not ...

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Ghost techniques in karate

Ghost techniques in karate Have you ever heard of ghost techniques? In fact, these are movements of techniques that many people tend to add to the Katas, whereas they should not be there. It's an anticipation ...

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The importance of Kata

The importance of Kata We had seen some time ago in training videos why some stagnate in karate and especially why they have difficulty retaining a Kata. So we had a lecture, with my ...

Kata 2rd dan Kanku-Dai

Kanku-Dai: Looking to the sky

Kanku-Dai or the look towards the sky is the longest Shotokan Kata ... With no less than 65 movements, Kanku-Dai is the longest, but it's certainly not the hardest to achieve. Kanku-Dai is very particular for ...

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Kata Bunkai avec Johnny Gence Sensei

(Video at the end of the article!) 07 / 04 / 2013: For the second time, Johnny Gence Sensei came to do an internship at my club in Langres. It was a real success, not only thanks to the performance of Johnny, but also ...

Kata 1st dan Kosa Ashi in Tekki Shodan

Tekki Shodan, the iron rider

Tekki Shodan ... is the first kata of the Tekki series or iron rider. In fact he would be the only one really from an ancient Kata known as Naifanchi; due to the position Naifanchi Dachi who ...

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Karate Kata: the 30 Katas from Shotokan

Karate Kata: the 30 Katas of Shotokan Many of you ask for documents about Katas and I understand you. Indeed, it is so convenient to have an educational support to refine the details of a Kata or to ...

Kata 1st dan Heian Sandan: double blocking

Heian Sandan: anchor your positions !!!

Heian Sandan: anchor your positions !!! Heian Sandan is in my opinion the kata of the basic positions of Shotokan Karate, with the appearance for the first time of Kiba-Dachi, the position of the rider and the Heisoku Dachi position ...

Taikyoku Kata

Taikyoku Sandan: the return of Sempaï

Taikyoku Sandan: the return of the Sempaï We are here at the end of our trilogy of Master Funakoshi's Taikyoku. We had initially studied Taikyoku Shodan, with educational rotations and in the Taikyoku Nidan study, we have ...