karate

GMAU Programs: Which One Is Right For You?

Global Martial Arts University has multiple program options. But you may be asking: “Which one is right for me?” In this blog post I am sharing details about each of our martial arts programs to provide you critical information that will aid in deciding on a best fit. I

30 Days to Higher Kicks

30 Days to Higher Kicks

Are you looking to improve the height of your martial-arts kicks? Are you unsure how to get there relatively quickly and safely? In the 30 Days to Higher Kicks program, GMAU Taekwondo Head Instructor, Adam Gerrald, gives you an easy-to-follow plan of stretches and conditioning exercises to improve your flexibility and strength so you can kick higher.The …

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Shotokan Karate

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’s built like a strong house – first a formidable foundation is molded …

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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.