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JKA Spirit in Germany: Keigo Shimizu

Keigo Shimizu, chief instructor of Dojo Yamato in Düsseldorf, Germany, and member of the advisory board of The Shotokan Times is not just an expert in Shotokan theory and history. He is also an excellent […]

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New Arrival: Oi-Zuki “Study” Logo

Winter is coming and you should be prepared! Therefore, we asked German illustrator Christina Wiesen to design a karate logo for our clothing. After her first Oi-Zuki logo called “dynamic” she designed a second one […]

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Keiko

Makiwara Monday: Okinawa Style

In comparison to Shotokan Karate, Okinawa Karate is different in many respects. Besides the higher stances especially the execution of punches differ from Shotokan. While Shotokan prefers strikes from a long distance Okinawa Karate focuses […]

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What is Okuri-tsuki? And How To Do it Correctly?

By Derick Kirkham What is Okuri-tsuki? Hopefully this article will unravel any misconceptions that surround this neglected and under-used technique. The word Okuri in this application referred to as a meaning for “to slide”. But […]

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