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Tag Archives: karate weapons

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.

Karate Weapons: Fumio Demura Outlines the History of (and the Karate Techniques Possible With) the Tonfa

Monday, November 18th, 2013

“Kobudo (weapons use) and karate are like the two wheels of a bicycle,” Fumio Demura says. “They are separate, but they work according to the same principles. To be useful, they have to work together.” Learn HOW in this classic Black Belt article!
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Posted in Blunt Weapons.

Tonfa Blocks: Karate Weapons Training With Fumio Demura

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

In this exclusive weapons video excerpt from Tonfa: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense, karate legend Fumio Demura shows you the intersection of weapon and human form as he demonstrates tonfa blocks based on classic karate moves!
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Posted in Weapons Videos.