Today, we would like to show you a very interesting way of makiwara training conveyed to us by Dr. Wolf Herbert from the SKIF tokushima. The central concept is called irimi. Herbert explains: “This is […]
To become a serious karateka, one needs to toughen and strengthen the knuckles, wrists, and forarms. This goes for men as well as women. Mirjam Widmer, who took part in our series Women of Shotokan […]
Some do stretching, some do makiwara training to cool down. Martin Hesse does the second.
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 […]
Kristian Sundvor shows us his Makiwara routine today. His strong legs and hip-rotation generate a lot of power. He depicts a great example for the importance of lower-body conditioning. What us your opinion? What are […]