Kata begins and ends with a bow

After many years of assisting Karate students, I have found one area that I often have the hardest time explaining to students of all levels. This particular issue is the bow (bending at the hips and lowering your head, not the bow and arrow) before the start and at the end of a kata. The… Continue Reading

Find your weakness by doing your Karate slowly

Have you ever watched someone do a blinding fast Karate technique that looked picture perfect?  The person moves so fast that you cannot find any mistakes in their form.  What you might not see, when they are moving fast, is that they are hiding imperfections in their form. Now lets watch that same person do… Continue Reading