Understanding Kata And Its Relationship To Bunkai

September 10, 2018 | , , , ,

While kata is regarded as the ‘art form’ of karate, the original premise behind all kata is self-defense. Behind each…

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Training for World Class Kata

August 1, 2018 | , ,

Alex Pereda is one of GKR’s top Karate exponents. At the 2001 GKR Karate World Cup, Alex won the World…

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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…

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The 14 Basic Components of Health

June 27, 2018 |

There are 14 basic, yet major components to a long, healthy and energy filled life. If by the end of…

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