Develop Tournament Winning Kata

July 26, 2018 | , ,

When it comes to tournaments, kumite is generally a little easy to work out the winner because you have visible evidence, i.e. did he or she block the oncoming technique…

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Your Greatest Teacher – by Shihan Gavin Samin

July 19, 2018 | , , , ,

From the title of this article, you may be wondering who or what I am referring to when discussing your ‘greatest teacher’. Whilst I am confident that your personal sensei…

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Self Defence: Deciding in Advance

July 19, 2018 | , ,

When it comes to self-defence, there is no half defense. It’s not a tournament, where you can be down by 2 or 3 points then make a comeback and snatch…

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The Myth of Strength

July 19, 2018 | , , ,

Even during training, we’re told to go as hard and fast as we can and to push ourselves. So even for the karateka, it’s easy to fall into the trap…

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Returning to Karate Training After a Break

July 18, 2018 | , ,

For a variety of reasons, we might find ourselves temporarily out of training for a while. It could be due to an injury, an illness or even a demanding period…

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Advanced Tournament Terminology

July 17, 2018 | ,

Here you will find the pronunciation and meaning of various traditional advanced terms you might hear at GKR Karate tournament.

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Basic Defensive Terminology

July 17, 2018 | ,

Here you will find the pronunciation and meaning of various traditional basic defensive karate terms you might hear in class.

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Is Karate Improving Your Life?

June 27, 2018 | ,

The martial arts are more than a sport; they are ‘a way of life’. While these words may be muttered very common throughout the martial arts world, the truth of…

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