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An Interview with: KUGB England International Sensei Greg Hegarty

I’m happy  to interview a long time karate friend and Sensei who has been in the game for a very long time, 5th Dan Sensei Greg Hegarty who is currently on the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) England Squad.  1,216 more words


Wax on, Wax Off

Please tell me you got that reference? I wanted to write about something a bit more lighthearted and so I want to give you a bit of insight into my experience with Karate! 725 more words

Osgood-Schlatter Disease

For the preface of this series of health-related testimonies, click here.


“Therefore strengthen your tired hands and weakened knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed instead.” 998 more words


Video 317: Gyaku Tsuki của Lyoto Machida

Là một môn sinh của Shotokan Karate, Lyoto Machida dĩ nhiên rất quen thuộc với đòn Gyaku Tsuki. Mặc cho nhiều lời bình luận khiến nhã về độ hiệu quả của Karate trên sàn MMA, Lyoto vẫn chứng minh điều ngược lại qua việc áp dụng thành công đòn đấm đặc trưng này trong hàng loạt trận đấu của mình. 30 more words

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Video 315: Machida the Karate Kid

Một clip ghép cảnh Lyoto Machida knockout đối thủ bằng cú đá tương tự “crane kick” trong bộ phim nổi tiếng The Karate Kid =)) clip dưới là bản gốc.

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Karate-Do Kyohan: The Master Text

For many years I searched and searched for this book. This was before the divine moment I discovered that I can buy books on Amazon. I went to bookstore after bookstore looking for this, the master text of Shotokan kata. 588 more words

Daily Musings

The Crane on a Rock

The dimming light of evening danced through the streaks of white that trailed behind the bird’s wings.  Silhouetted by the vibrant orange sun finding rest on the horizon, the white crane filled its wings with air.  463 more words