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Tag Archives: Karate Way

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.

Learn the Lesson of Compassion From Japanese Swordsman Miyamoto Musashi

Friday, July 17th, 2015

This tale of Miyamoto Musashi and Muso Gonnosuke illustrates the role compassion must play whenever deadly combat skills are being taught. Essential learning for all martial artists!
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Posted in Japanese Martial Arts History.

How the Tonfa Became One of Traditional Karate’s Deadliest Weapons

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Think you know all there is to know about the tonfa? Think again! Black Belt columnist Dave Lowry is here to explain how the popular karate weapon might have evolved into its current form.
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Posted in Martial Arts Weapons.