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Tag Archives: Gichin Funakoshi

How to Hit Harder: The Key to Developing Maximum Power in Karate, Taekwondo and Other Martial Arts!

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

A quick review of a few of the science lessons you learned in high school is all you need to start generating more power in your strikes. The concepts — mass, velocity, momentum and so on — are basic and beneficial!
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Posted in Karate.

The Life and Times of American Martial Arts Pioneer Donn F. Draeger, Part 1

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Learn how this iconic martial arts researcher was introduced to judo, jujutsu, kendo, iaido and other budo and bujutsu — and how he immersed himself in each discipline.
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Posted in Western Martial Arts History.

For Street Self-Defense, There Is No Better Martial Art Than Shotokan Karate

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Gichin Funakoshi created shotokan karate as an art of self-defense, not a means of sporting competition. Five black belts explain why it works so well both physically and mentally.
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Posted in Shotokan.