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Power and Speed in Karate: Use Your Shoulder Blade

Do you want more power and speed in your karate? Focus in your kihon more on utilizing your shoulder blades and you will gain it. Our friends from WaKu Karate in Tokyo allowed us to share another of their tutorial videos which explains and shows the relationship between shoulder blades and your performance. What do you think? Do they use there shoulder blades correctly?

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  1. The muscles that control the shoulder blade act as stabilizing factors only with punching and have less effect on the outcome of the punch. So, my point is that it is not part of the actual punch but influences it indirectly.

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