Monthly Archives: May 2011
I have always been fascinated by languages, so much so that I majored in German and minored in Japanese for my Bachelor’s Degree. During my studies, I had to learn translation and was given passages in the foreign language that … Continue reading
This video shows the main defenses against a maegeri attack in the SKIF jiyu ippon kumite system of Master Kanazawa.
This video clip demonstrates the four chudan defenses used in the SKIF jiyu ippon kumite system.
This sequence of defenses shows different ways of dealing with a head punch (jodan) in the free one-step sparring system of Master Kanazawa’s SKIF.
Kanku-dai is one of the most important Shotokan katas, if not the most important. This video demonstrates and explains each move of the kata step-by-step in detail.
An explanation of the different moves in the kata Bassai-dai with a step-by-step demonstration of the kata.