I know where you got the "knock out punch" idea from. It's too much theory. The particular instructor also says tension is coming earlier...
Does that mean Junzuki and Gyakuzuki have no KO ability?
JZT is according to Ray Young to learn how to punch from an awkward position (accoring to him that's what Suzuki and Ohtsuka…[Read more]
Congrats on passing your grading 🙂
As for the jump, it's difficult to say exactly what you should do without seeing movement.
What I can say is that you have to move your hands pretty much immediately to your hips (so you can't really use them for momentum (given that you do the "official" version). Maybe your instructor…[Read more]
I understand you feel it would be beneficial, but would advise against it. It's more beneficial to drop a question in the forum or request a video on a particular thing that you can't get from slow performance or existing explanations. There's too much risk of misunderstanding and going off track otherwise. I see you know how the…[Read more]
great to hear you are a teacher 🙂
I fogot if I finalised my article, but one time i actially compared it to rhythm tempo etc. Its in my book on trainingmethods thats still on hold.
If i find it I can send you if you like for review 😅 i remember i discontinued it because in the end I felt it didnt make things more clear. But…[Read more]
Thanks for getting in touch!
You're saying "Heian". Does that mean you practise Shotokan?
It's very difficult to give you any advice without seeing your movement. That's why my first thought is to check https://the-digi-dojo.com/kata/pinan-nidan/ which contains loads on in-depth videos with actionable key points.
If that doesn't…[Read more]
AJ replied to the topic This is Small Training (+ method from Ohtsuka Sensei) in the forum PILOT: Small Training Guide 6 months, 1 week ago
I sent you a private message.
PS: Kata is a tool to develop your Karate. In such you can say that Kata have official combinations, but there more you advance in skill, the more variations you can practise.
This can be the same Kata, with another rhythm changing the emphasis. If emphasis changes the lesson learned (focus)…[Read more]