Are You Too Old for Martial Arts? No!

By Garrison Goodwin 59 comments

Hey. Ando here from SenseiAndo.com and Happy Life Martial Arts. “Am I too old to start martial arts?” Ha. You know, I get this question all the time from people in their 60s, 40s, 20s, even 12 years old. Talk about ridiculous! Okay—the short answer is no. You’re never too old to start training in […]

How to Do Middle Blocks | Karate Lessons

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The middle block of Shotokan Karate that we’re going to discuss now is outside block, or Soto Uke. Soto Uke comes from the outside and blocks across. And when we prepare, we also have to remember we’re really blocking with our body like all our techniques. If the body’s not really involved, then the arm […]

How to Do Upper Blocks | Karate Lessons

By Garrison Goodwin 7 comments

So, uh, up a block in [??] is also called rising block or [??]. On the surface, probably the simplest block to do but of course as we train we find it’s not so simple. First of all we can’t feel like we’re blocking with our arm because then we start swinging. This arm plays […]

Insane Taekwondo stunts in 4K Slow Motion

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– Hello. I’m Gav. – I’m chilly. You look chilly. Welcome to “Planet Slo Mo.” Today we’re in a very chilly Seoul, South Korea. I feel like in the past, Dan, we’ve filmed a lot of very impressive animals doing very impressive things in slo-mo. You know what else is impressive, though? – Go on. […]

A Chicago native, 2nd degree black belt, trains Marines in martial arts ensuring combat readiness

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THE MARINE CORPS MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM, OR MCMAP, IS DESIGNED TO INCREASE WAR FIGHTING CAPABILITIES, ENHANCE SELF-CONFIDENCE, ESPRIT DE CORPS, AND FOSTER THE WARRIOR ETHOS IN ALL MARINES. SERGEANT JAMES TOMECEK, A MARTIAL ARTS ENTHUSIAST, PUSHED HIMSELF TO EARN HIS 2ND DEGREE BLACK BELT SYMBOLIZED BY A RED TAB. “I was so beat down by […]

Lyoto Machida Karate Throws, Trips & Foot Sweeps in MMA Takedown Breakdown

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Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, He is the son of Yoshizo Machida A Shotokan Karate black belt who moved from Japan to Brazil at the age of 22 and started his family. Lyoto then grew up in his dojo and started training karate at the age of three and achieved his black belt by the time […]

Karate – Yoko Geri : le coup de pied de côté [Karate-Blog.net]

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Hello everyone. Welcome to karate-blog.net, the Karate clear and net . So today, we will see our third leg technique. We saw Mae Geri, kick forward, Geri mawashi, the roundhouse kick and now we will see Yoko Geri, kick it aside. I purposely put this video Yoko Geri just after the video horse stance since […]

Let’s Test These Groin Protectors

By Garrison Goodwin 6 comments

hey everybody it’s Ian at KarateMart.com. I just got kicked in the balls in the shipping room and I’m C-Corbin. Are you okay? After several minutes of stretching and heavy breathing I have been returned to my original glory I happen to have had access to the security footage so let’s take a look [Ian] […]

Signs of a bad karate school? – Fred Mergen

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What are the bad signs of a karate school or what are the red flags that should come up? When you first walk in, remember your first impressions about the school are usually correct. So if you walk in and the instructor is not dressed properly or he’s not clean shaven, uses foul language in […]

Karate kid sparring went wrong!| how to tie a karate belt| The Kobzone

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Welcome to the Kobzone Today is my examination day Please watch until the end. This is my uniform And this is my belt Hnnn How to tie a Karate Belt The left side of the belt should be a bit longer than the right side Tuck the left inwards from below Pull to make the […]