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Makiwara Monday: Board Breaking with Ippei Kamae

Who ever questioned the reward of makiwara training should be invited to watch the following video by Ippei Kamae. Ippei is a makiwara enthusiast and trains regularly on it. This constant training has given him […]

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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: 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: 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 […]