Makiwara Monday: Women Power with Angelica Puertas

Angelica Puertas from Venezuela kindly allowed us to share her Makiwara workout video.

To find women, who train at the Makiwara, is a difficult task. We can only speculate about the reasons and would like to encourage more women to use this devise.

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However, Angelica enjoys the training and has an incredible punch. She moves her arm in a strait forward direction initiated by a strong but relaxed hip-rotation. Her arm is fully stretched when it reaches the target. Thus, the punch becomes very powerful with low effort. And it looks just elegant. Oss!

Angelica Puertas training Gyaku-Zuki at the Makiwara.

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