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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Warm ups, or jumbi undo, are an essential part of karate. Proper warm ups improve our flexibility, strength and agility,… Read more Video: Warm ups and Exercises for Goju Ryu
Test your kata, work on your kicks, stretch and strengthen your legs AND improve your kumite, all in a corridor in your home or apartment.
Where did this board breaking thing even come from? Do we hate trees? Find out more about the history, purpose and risks of board/ice/stone/brick/tile breaking. Featuring many historical references, and some questionable stock footage.
Welcome to Saifa 101! This is a step-by-step walkthrough of the kata, explaining the finer points of the kata as taught in our OGKK affiliated dojo. Learn the stepping, hand techniques and subtle detail of this beautiful and deadly kata.