Training for Champions: Mental Conditioning

February 27, 2019 | , ,

If you want the best chance to succeed at any Martial Arts tournament, your mental conditioning is as equally important as your physical conditioning. Shihan Anthony Ryan explains why...

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Kumite: More than Sport

February 7, 2019 | , , , ,

I hope this article speaks volumes to you and succeeds in opening your mind to something bigger than the dojo or tournaments. Regardless of our prowess in kumite, always keep…

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Don’t Just Stretch For Kicks

January 27, 2019 | ,

Most karate-ka feel stretching is all to do with kicking higher or to prevent the muscles being injured while kicking, and whilst that is true, the benefits to stretching go…

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New Years Resolutions and the Power of Change

January 10, 2019 | , ,

The purpose of this article is to illustrate the importance of making resolutions and to identify the fatal flaws people make when trying to carry them out.

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December 20, 2018 |

**IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – WC10 DATES HAVE CHANGED** We were advised yesterday that the venue for our 2019 GKR Karate World Cup (the MK Arena) is no longer able to…

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December 13, 2018 | , ,

We wanted to take this opportunity to publicly recognize a number of our Senior Instructors who very recently achieved some very high-level gradings. So often our Regional Managers and Zone…

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Announcing GKR’s New Renshi Instructor

December 3, 2018 | , ,

Recent Conferences saw us award some very high Dan gradings to some of our Senior people, whose dedication to both their own journey, along with their students is inspiring. Despite…

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GKR Karate in the Guinness World Records Book

November 21, 2018 | ,

On the weekend of August 4-7 2017, at the 9th GKR Karate World Cup on the Gold Coast the GKR Karate family attempted to set a Guinness World Record!…

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Australian Championships Kata Requirements

November 18, 2018 | ,

This article outlines the Kata Requirements for the 2018 GKR Karate Australian Championships.

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2018 GKR Karate Blue Belt Project

November 12, 2018 | ,

GKR Karate and The Blue Belt Project would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2018 campaign. October was Mental Health Awareness Month and we invited you all to…

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Improving your Style of Kumite

November 1, 2018 | , , , ,

GKR practitioner’s come in many shapes and sizes. Some pick up sparring like a duck to water while to many others it is something that starts out feeling very unnatural.

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Playing Through Arthritis

October 15, 2018 | ,

Why is arthritis so common? What causes it? How can we prevent it and how can we alleviate its toll on our body?…

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