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How To Breathe in Karate

How To Breathe in Karate

Do you know how to breathe properly in Karate? A lot of people breathe from the chest. That’s a shallow way of using your shoulders – like that. It’s a natural stress response, it’s an instinct when you’re in that fight or flight mode. And we don’t want that. Instead, we want relaxation. We want …

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Kihon: The Essence of Karate

Kihon: The Essence of Karate

You know what irritates me? When people say that kihon is “basic” – as if kihon is something simplistic and not advanced, when in fact, I believe kihon is the most difficult thing we have in Karate! Why? Because kihon is not what you do, kihon is not going back and forth in the dojo …

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