The Story of Shotokan

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Shotokan Karate is the most well-known style of karate worldwide. It is a uniquely Japanese art that has a very interesting story regarding its origins and what we know as the art today. Shotokan karate has become one of the most practiced styles of karate, with millions of practitioners around the world. Read on to learn more about the history of this amazing style.

Funakoshi’s “Master Text”

Karate-Do Kyohan: The Master Text is exactly as the subtitle says. It is the central, definitive writing of Master Gichin Funakoshi – dubbed the father” of modern karate and founder of Shotokan Karate-Do. This book provides history, philosophy, practical training advice, descriptions of basic stances and techniques, and thorough descriptions and illustrations of the 19 core Shotokan kata. Read on to learn more about this important book.

How To Be An Online Training Superstar!

Successful online students are independent, disciplined, organized, focused, and able to create and stick to set schedules. This blog post examines key questions to ask yourself that are guaranteed to facilitate online learning success!

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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