1 move, 8 applications – arm bar, scarf choke, strikes, blocks: all of these moves are hidden in a simple… Read more Video: Shuhari in Goju Ryu Karate
Maybe You Shouldn’t Be a Sensei
You can only hope that the best of what you said made it through, and they take it with them. You hope that they remember how much you believed in them, and wanted the best for them, and that some of the lessons stick with them. If you do your job right, they might not stay with you in the dojo, but maybe a little part of you stays with them.
Video: Intro to Geki Sai Dai Ni
Following our Geki Sai Dai Ichi video, we get stuck into the details of Geki Sai Dai Ni, working on… Read more Video: Intro to Geki Sai Dai Ni
Intro to Geki Sai Dai Ni Kata
Whether you’re just beginning your karate journey, or are grading for a black belt, traditional Geki Sai Dai Ichi is… Read more Intro to Geki Sai Dai Ni Kata
Video: Sanchin Kata Sequence, Detail and Breathing
Sanchin kata is famous for the demands it makes on the body, as well as its ability to help karate… Read more Video: Sanchin Kata Sequence, Detail and Breathing
Video: The Anatomy of Sanchin Kata
Using decades of insight, as well as his anatomy studies at Wits University, Che Jagger breaks down the anatomical aspects… Read more Video: The Anatomy of Sanchin Kata
GRKC Dojo Renovation and Makeover 2020
It started with a great idea, a good buy on Facebook marketplace, became an obsession, and finally, a reality. This is the story of how we as a karate couple decided to turn our lives upside down and inside out to pursue our dream of a beautiful dojo.
Video: Seiyunchin Part 3
Some tips and finer detail to follow on from the previous two videos, with some help from a particular South… Read more Video: Seiyunchin Part 3
Video: Seiyunchin Kata Part 2
The sequel everyone expected to our video on Seiyunchin kata! The fourth Goju Ryu kata, with detail to help an advanced practitioner, and step by step basics for those new to this beautiful kata.
Video: Seiyunchin Part 1
Open hands, low stances, no kicks and lots of beautiful, nuanced hand techniques: it can only be Seiyunchin! Continuing our kata lessons, this is the first part of our Seiyunchin series, and is a detailed introduction to the kata in all of its glorious technicalities and hidden gems. Perfect for those new to the kata, and helpful to those looking to add polish.