The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Shotokan Karate

Shotokan Beginners Guide

By Sensei Jon Hodge Shotokan Karate is a dynamic martial art style created by the late, great Gichin Funakoshi. The style is characterized by highly concentrated striking, forthright blocking, powerful stances, and a series of captivating kata.Shotokan is a form of self defense that is built like a strong house – first a formidable foundation is …

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Learning Karate Online: A Comparison of Three Popular Programs

In recent years, online learning and workout options for conditioning and training in martial arts from home have gained in popularity. These resources are not only useful during this time of social distancing, but also viable options for long-term training. In this article, I will share information about several top options available for learning karate over the internet.