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Makiwara Monday: Uraken

Ippei Kamae loves makiwara training. According to himself he does everyday 1,000 punches on the wooden board when he trains at the JKA Honbu Dojo. Witnesses from abroad have confirmed that. In this video he […]

Morio Higaonna during his Makiwara workout.
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Makiwara Monday: Rachel Cardoso

Rachel Cardoso shows us today that smoothness and power belong together. Her soft but very dynamic hip-rotation generates a very strong momentum and thus a very strong gyaku-zuki. Try it yourself and relax your pelvis.

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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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Makiwara Monday: Pure Elegance

We already had an incredible video of Aidos Underbayev in our Makiwara Monday section. Aidos has an excellent style. His hip ritation an technique is splendid. Efficient, smooth, straight forward – to put it simple: […]