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The "Sen"-Concept in Combat – Shotokan Essence

“Sen” is a fundamental and crucial concept for combat. However, Shotokan karateka either do not know about the variations of the concept or ignore its practical relevance. In his new colum “Shotokan Essence” Thomas McKinnon […]

Jonas during his debute fight in Karate Combat.
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Karate Combat: Why I Compete in it!

By Jonas Correia Last year we were introduced to a professional Karate league where renowned semi-contact karate athletes fought in full contact rules in a competition quite different from what we are used to see. […]

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