Shotokan Karate

Rei to Love: Etiquette is Healthy and Good for Fighting

Karate Dō begins and ends with rei.Gichin Funakoshi Every Karateka is familiar with the first precept of Gichin Funakoshi – Karate Dō begins and ends with ‘rei’. Also probably nearly every Karateka agrees about the […]

Kihon practice during a seminar in Munich!

The Relation Between Kihon, Kata, and Kumite? Some Answers

by Florian Wiessmann Last week, our reader Giuseppe from Italy raised some questions about the relationship of Kihon, Kata, and Kumite. For him it seemed as if their is no direct connection between the three. […]