Some love it, some hate it. However, it does not matter what you think about it, the Makiwara is an integral training device for Shotokan Karate. Kime (jap. 決め), endurance, timing, precision, and hardening of your knuckles are just a few of the advantages of regular Makiwara training. Thus, we want to present you a Makiwara workout every monday in order to motivate and inspire you.
The beginning makes Shihan Shiro Asano with his famous and tough makiwara drill – a true master at it its best. Osu!