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.
Tatsuya Naka Senseis elegance precedes him like lightning precedes thunder. Even at the Makiwara he makes his exercise look fast, precise, and swift as if he has no need to spent much energy. This is […]
Do you need a portable makiwara because you train, for instance, in a public gym? In the following video Erkan Kemir shows us how to build easy and cheap a makiwara that you can take […]
Most karateka would agree that extending the arm is the most important part of a punch. At the end of the motion there must be kime, complete focus. Without kime, the punch will not be […]