We found this very interesting video on youtube. Unfortunately, it is in Portuguese. However, what do you think about it and his approach?
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 […]
The Makiwara is a very classical training tool that has already been utilized by the early Okinawa masters. Its development is an exciting part of Karate history. In order to make the study of the […]
Every journey has to begin at one point. This counts also for Makiwara training. In order to make your start easier we present you a introduction for beginners video by Shihan Yotoka today. He gives […]
Tatsuya Naka Senseis elegance precedes him like lightning precedes thunder. Even at the Makiwara he makes his exercise look fast, precise, and swift as if he has no need to spent much energy. This is […]
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 […]