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A year in the life of www.karateglasgow.com

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. www.karateglasgow.com was viewed around 20,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. 159 more words

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Special Christmas 2011 Edition of 'The Shotokan Way'

The Shotokan Way is an Online Shotokan Karate Magazine and Research Centre dedicated to Shotokan Karate. It’s a project committed to the students of Shotokan Karate throughout the world, and is devoted to enabling Shotokan Karateka to cast opinions, views and ideas freely; without the restraints of any political bias. 79 more words

Japanese Martial Arts

Karate Punch vs. Boxing Punch


Ever wondered why punching drills & application look different from a Karate dojo to a Boxing ring?  The following forum thread on Iain Abernethy’s website… 46 more words

Practical Karate

Morio Higaonna - Power Training

Morio Higaonna (Higaonna Morio, born December 25, 1938) is a prominent Okinawan karate practitioner who is the founder and Chief Instructor of the International Okinawan Goju-ryu Karate-do Federation (IOGKF).   79 more words

Japanese Martial Arts

Pankration, Boxing and Wrestling: 3 Combat Sports From Ancient Greece

In the Panhellenic games of ancient Greece, wrestling, boxing and pankration were called the “heavy events.” The term was chosen to describe combative contests in those arts because they were not only crowd favorites but also the domain of the larger and heavier athlete. 12 more words

Zanshin Kai

Stuart Williams interviews Geoff Thompson

Stuart Williams is qualified to teach self protection by Geoff Thompson, and a regular on the Geoff Thompson Masterclass; member of Al Peasland & Mick Tully’s… 31 more words

Practical Karate

Shuto and Nukite Training Drill (video)

Knifehand strike

A knifehand strike is a strike using the part of the hand opposite the thumb (from the little finger to the wrist), familiar to many people as a karate chop, (in Japanese, … 418 more words

Karate Kata Application