In the above video, I show you how to counter a waist lock with a head-arm trap throw called Koshi Guruma. Typically, this throw is done by grabbing and pulling his arm with your left arm, and wrapping your right arm around uke’s neck before pulling him over your hip. However, in this case, uke […]
Category Archives: Japanese Martial arts
Near Tokyo, lived a great Samurai, already old, and now spending his time teaching young people. Despite his age, the legend was that he could defeat any opponent. One afternoon, a warrior, known for his complete lack of scruples, appeared there. This warrior was famous for using techniques of provocation. He hoped that his opponent made […]
One of our time-honored dojo traditions is our annual sunrise beach training in Key Biscayne. Because this event is coming up in just a little over a month, we thought we’d share some moments from last year’s event. In case you haven’t joined Miami Shotokan Karate Club for one of our beach practices, this year […]
Halo teman-teman, Kali ini saya ingin sedikit bercerita mengenai daily life (生活) saya sebagai Research Student di Handai. Kali ini saya ingin bercerita mengenai salah satu aliran beladiri atau Martial Arts (武術）yang terkenal dari jepang. Kendo （剣道) The Way of Sword Yep, Kendo. Sedikit sejarah aja mengenai kendo, aliran beladiri ini lahir sejak Jaman Edo (1603-1867) namun […]
Shinto is called Japan’s ancient original religion, and it is deeply rooted in the way of Japanese life. Shinto has no known founder or single sacred scripture. Shinto is wholly devoted to life in this world and emphasizes man’s essential goodness. The name Shinto comes from Chinese characters for Shen(‘divine being’), and Tao (‘way’) and […]
Tekki Shodan Kata filmed in Hatiban Nepal, overlooking the Kathmandu Valley.