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The origin of Karate

So Karate means “Empty Hand”. At least today it does. But that was not always the case. How come that experienced practitioners start using Kobudo weapons as well? Not so empty handed any more. Well, […]

Keiko

Master Camp

Have a look at this occurance when Okazaki Shihan 10th Dan, Kanazawa Shihan 10th Dan and Ochi Shihan 9th Dan meet and give a seminar. This Master Camp was held in 2007 under the cover […]

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Kata

Bunkai of Unsu

This is the Japanese Team performing the kata Unsu and the Bunkai of it in the finale of the 21st World Karate Championship 2012 in Paris, France. Every movement is done with spirit and dedication. […]

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Makiwara Monday: Classic!

The Makiwara is a very classical training tool that has already been utilized by the early Okinawa masters. Its development is an exciting part of Karate history. In order to make the study of the […]

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New Website of Sensei Shinji Akita Launched

Sensei Shinja Akita, Chief instructor of the Shotokan Karate-Do Alliance International e.V., has launched his new website. Have a look and stay informed about his seminars, workshops, and travels around the globe. And have a […]

Articles
Articles

Product Review: Daedo Gi Quality Insufficient

By Dr. Christian Tribowski Daedo under Review A few days ago, Sensei Erkan Kemir from Cologne, Germany, sent us a product review for the Daedo Shihan Karategi. Daedo is a Spanish martial arts gear producer. […]