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Shotokan is History?

Why should Shotokan practitioners be interested in the history of Shotokan? Surely, history is just history?
The problem is that modern Shotokan has in many ways been stripped of a plethora of useful, yet very effective techniques. 103 more words


FREE Classes During March Break!

Are you looking for something new during March break?

Come into the Leslieville Karate School any Tuesday during March and your first class is FREE. 54 more words


Compounds, negatives and positives

It was hot in Melbourne yesterday. Thirty seven degrees (99°F). Not off the charts hot but hot enough to make you sweat doing nothing at all. 1,406 more words

Advice For The Young And Impressionable

Karate Philosophy Corner:

Coming Full Circle

Disclaimer: despite the fact that I don’t perceive Karate to be a sport, I do understand that it is a recognised sport that is trying to achieve Olympic status. 766 more words


Japan's Karate Kid: Kyoji Horiguchi - The Future Of Shotokan Karate?

Kyoji Horiguchi is a Japanese mixed martial artist currently competing in the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, is the former Shooto Bantamweight Champion and is one of the brightest prospects in MMA. 177 more words


Bassai-Dai: The secret to effective application?

Have you ever wondered about what makes a good application? Ever felt that your applications just aren’t working? Maybe, there is something that no ones been telling you? 408 more words