Makiwara Monday

Makiwara Monday: Kristian Sundvor in Action

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 […]

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Makiwara Monday: The Portable Makiwara

We are always impressed about American ingenuity! Gregg Morrison from the Kaze-Kai Karate Dojo in Newington, Connecticut shared his fantastic portable Makiwara with us. He developed an easy-to-carry board that allows him to train his […]

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Gigo Funakoshi had a more fighting oriented approach. With him the aspect of self-defense became prominent in Shotokan Karate Philosophy.
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Makiwara Monday: Simple but Constantly! With Jerome Dupuch

Makiwara training does not require much force. Rather the opposite is the case. Constantly and simple drills lead to better results than exhausting routines. Because the body must to get used to and slowly adaped […]

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Makiwara Monday: Kizami-Zuki with Jonas Correia

In the Makiwara Monday section we always try to present you astonishing and surprising footage. Today, we have a very unique video: It shows a Kizami-Zuki routine at a Makiwara. Usually, the punch of choice […]

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Makiwara Monday: Keep it simple!

Like for any other routine, also for Makiwara counts the saying: keep it lean, keep it clean, and repeat as many times as possible. The following video gives you a good impression how to execute […]

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Makiwara Monday: The Samurai!

Shihan Masahiko Tanaka has become famous for his strength and fighting spirit. Both brought him the nickname “The Samurai”. The following Makiwara video gives you a glimpse how he became the fighter he was: stoic […]

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