Category Archives: Basic Membership
This video shows the two main defenses against a mawashigeri attack for kihon ippon kumite. This type of partner work is studied at the intermediate level of 6th kyu through 4th kyu ranks.
This video shows the two main defenses against a yokogeri (side kick) attack in the SKIF kihon ippon kumite system.
This video shows the four main set defenses of basic one-step sparring against a front kick attack in the SKIF kumite system.
This series of basic one-step sparring shows the different defenses that are learned against a chudan punch in the SKIF kumite system.
A demonstration of some of the different types of defenses against a head punch in the SKIF kumite system.
This video shows the kata Tekki Shodan step by step with a verbal commentary of the moves and head movement as the kata is being performed.
Heian Godan is the final of the basic Heian kata. It has some interesting moves including a wrist trap and twisting motion, in addition to an impressive jump. The kata also introduces a couple of new moves such as mikazuki-geri … Continue reading
Heian Yondan is the fourth in the Heian Kata series and introduces a series of new moves that are not found in the first three kata. Heian Yondan is a very interesting kata with a lot of useful application. This … Continue reading
The roundhouse kick (mawashigeri) is one of the basic kicks that all karate practitioners learn early on in their training. This video breaks down how to perform the roundhouse kick step-by-step.
A short talk on discipline. What is it and how does it relate to your karate practice?