By Marco Sanna The Origin of Karate Do as Martial Art Back in the days, martial arts prepared warriors for hand-to-hand combat. Self-protection was paramount. In such a system was little room for art, spiritualism, […]
Some people like it tough. The Wado-Ryu Karateka in this video refuses to use a Makiwara covered with rope or leather. Instead, he punches the plain board and creates the impression as if his knuckles […]
A few weeks ago, we already published a very interesting Makiwara Monday video with Michael Ehrenreich. Michael showed in this video how to train different punches like Ura-Zuki and Shuto Uchi at the Makiwara. Advertisement: […]
Katsu Tiru is a powerhouse. He shows his very fast and powerful punches in this striking Makiwara Video.
Some love it, some hate it. However, it does not matter what you think about it, the Makiwara is an integral training device for Shotokan Karate. Kime (jap. 決め), endurance, timing, precision, and hardening of […]