Monthly Archives: February 2011

Basic Blocks – Part 1

In this video the five basic blocks of Shotokan karate are introduced, and the real meaning of the word “uke” is explained. The blocks are all performed on the spot in Part 1.

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Basic Stances

  In this video the three common basic stances of Shotokan karate are explained. These stances are zenkutsu-dachi (front stance), kokutsu-dachi (back stance), and kiba-dachi (horse stance).

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