A Quick Tip About Cat Stance

Most people have some sort of cat stance in their style.  In karate, it is often referred to as neko ashi dachi (or neko dachi, niko...

1-2-3 as 12-3

Kata programming can be a double edged sword.  On one hand, kata shows us techniques that we would otherwise be unable to perform. ...

How to Choose a Martial Art

Committing to a martial art can be a big hurdle. A lot of people dabble around with the idea, but aren't sure how to make the leap into an...

The Two Deadliest Fists of Karate

This is a big-secret-revealed kind of post. The question - What are the two deadliest fists of karate? Is it the seiken, or two-knuckle...

Practical Tips for Beginner Sparring

Breaking into sparring can be intimidating. If you're joining a martial art school for the first time and you've never so much as thrown a...

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