What It Takes To Earn A Black Belt 🥋

By Garrison Goodwin No comments

– What does it mean to become a black belt? To some people, it’s the end of a long journey. To others, it’s only the beginning. In today’s video, I wanna share eight highlights from a recent black belt grading so that you can see what it takes to become a black belt right here. […]

SHIN GI TAI: The Perfect Karate Practitioner — Jesse Enkamp

By Garrison Goodwin 100 comments

– Shin Gi Tai. You might have heard about this before. A lot of people online and in books write about Shin Gi Tai. But honestly, I think too few people actually apply the wisdom of Shin Gi Tai. Now, what is Shin Gi Tai? I’ll tell you. This is the Japanese sign for Shin […]

Amazing MMA Comeback By Karate Fighter Oliver Enkamp 🥋

By Garrison Goodwin 100 comments

– Whassup Karate Nerds? I am in London, UK together with my brother, Oliver, for a very special reason, tell em why? – I’m fighting in Bellator MMA. And it’s going to be my debut after my UFC fights. – Right, after your UFC fight, which was last year, right here as well, and what […]

The Kata Critic (Ep. 1) — Jesse Enkamp

By Garrison Goodwin No comments

– Welcome to the very first episode of The Kata Critic. A brand new show where I have a look at your kata, and then provide constructive criticism, aka feedback, to help you improve your karate skills. Let’s get started. Okay, before we start, disclaimer. (clapping) I’m not a kata expert! I’ve done way more […]

HOW TO CONTROL A FIGHT | Karate Footwork — Jesse Enkamp

By Garrison Goodwin 100 comments

the person who controls the distance controls the fight in today’s video I’m gonna teach you three types of karate footwork that you can use to control the fight by controlling the distance in Japanese footwork is known as a she Tsubaki and these three versions that I’m gonna show you are some of the […]

THE SEISHIN GI | By Karate People, For Karate People — Jesse Enkamp

By Garrison Goodwin 36 comments

The ultimate aim of karate lies in the pursuit of perfection. Dedicated karate practitioners spend countless hours in the dojo, developing their technique, mind and body. So why wasn’t there a karate uniform that truly reflects this quest for personal perfection? “The problem with most karate uniforms on the market, is that they’re not made […]


By Garrison Goodwin 66 comments

in today’s video I want to teach you how to use this thing right here, also know as a makiwara, a traditional conditioning and impact tool from Okinawa the birth-place of Karate the word itself, makiwara, actually consists of two different parts “maki” which means “around” in Japanese and “wara” which is the original name […]

BRUTAL Kata Bunkai For Self-Defense (UNSU)

By Garrison Goodwin 90 comments

– What’s up? I’m Jesse from karatebyjesse.com, a.k.a “The Karate Nerd”, and today I am joined by Sensei Iain Abernethy, the world’s number one Kata application expert. Thank-you so much Sensei Iain for joining us. So when it comes to the more brutal aspects of self-defense as found in Kata moves, what do you think […]

KARATE ON FIRE! | Amazing Karate Candle Extinguishing — Jesse Enkamp

By Garrison Goodwin 99 comments

Dizem que o maior poder que existe na terra são as chamas do espirito humano Todos nós temos um fogo que arde dentro de nós Você consegue controlá-lo? Chamas pode ser perigosas Você pode ou você controla essa chama ou ela controla você Seja o mestre desse fogo.


By Garrison Goodwin 78 comments

Si può migliorare nel karate… danzando? La scorsa settimana sono andato ad un workshop di danza e penso che la risposta sia “sì”. Lasciate che vi spieghi un esercizio fantastico che ho imparato dall’hip hop che pensò vi aiuterà nel karate: date un’occhiata! Allora, io ero a casa a farmi i fatti miei quando mi […]