One of the most famous grand masters of Shotokan was late Shihan Tesuhiko Asai. He was not just one of the most creative and agile Karakteka who ever lived. He had also an incredible punching power due to rigorous Makiwara training. As you can see in the following video he not just trained straight gyaku-tsukis but also mawashi tsukis and shuto uchi. Let inspire yourself by this true legend.
A vibrant city like New York needs a location to calm down and ground oneself. Sensei Masataka Mori provided this place. In his dojo the, New York Karate Club Inc., which was located on 72nd […]
By Michael Ehrenreich If we travel through the Shotokan world we will observe a very common picture. All over the globe, Shotokan Karatekas commit to a very high level of technical skills. This commitment reflects […]
Ippei Kamae loves makiwara training. According to himself he does everyday 1,000 punches on the wooden board when he trains at the JKA Honbu Dojo. Witnesses from abroad have confirmed that. In this video he […]