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Tag Archives: karate

Southern Shaolin Temple: Searching for China’s Real Contribution to Karate, Part 1

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Embark on a search for the southern Shaolin Temple and find out how the self-defense art practiced there went on to influence the development of Okinawan karate.
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Posted in Shaolin Kung Fu.

Black Belt Flashback! Gogen “The Cat” Yamaguchi, Head of Goju Karate

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Journey back in time to March 1966 when Black Belt profiled a well-known Japanese martial artist and featured him on the cover. Thus was goju karate introduced the American martial arts masses.
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Posted in Karate.

A Lesson in Pain Management! What Karate Stylists Can Learn From Aikido Stylists

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Grappling arts produce a kind of pain response that can catch strikers by surprise. The best way to prepare your body for the shock is to feel the joint locks of aikido. Repeatedly.
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Posted in Aikido.