Tekki Shodan belongs to the Shotokan katas with the most commonalities with Okinawa katas. First of all, this does not come as a surprise. Because Karate was developed in Okinawa. Therefore, all Shotokan katas share […]
By Dr. Christian Tribowski Everyone, who has seen or heard something about Andre Bertel, comes to the following conclusion: not much could make him lose his inner balance. He always seems to be under control […]
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 […]
Tomorrow, we are going to feature an extensive article by Michael Ehrenreich. The distinguished Karateka and author is going to discuss whether Shotokan Karate is still a fighting art or not? His answer: We fight […]
Especially for beginners, to learn a new Kata can be challenging. To make it more easy the website karate-kampfkunst.de offers online Kata Puzzles. We find it an excellent and innovative way to teach Kata. In […]
Most of the time, the Makiwara is used to train Gyaku-Zuki. In this video Michael Ehrenreich shows how versatile Makiwara training can be. Especially short distances strikes can be trained very efficient on the Makiwara.