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JKA Karate

JKA Karate is the Way of Balance. JKA World Federation is the Largest and Most Prestigious Traditional Karate Group in the World.

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Japan Karate Association World Federation - Punjab Pakistan

The Japan Karate Association World Federation Punjab Pakistan has worked for the promotion and development of genuine JKA Karate in Pakistan since 2014.

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JKS India International Camp & Championships 2017

JKS India organised an International karate training camp and championships from January 27th to 29th 2017 at Kolkata, India. The guest instructor was

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Takashi Yamaguchi Sensei, 7th Degree Black Belt (JKS) Interview With a World Class Instructor

This interview with Yamaguchi Sensei, one of the leading Japanese instructors in Karate-do and Head of the International Department of JKS, tells the story

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Interview - Pemba Tamang Shihan - 8th Dan

This interview with Shihan Pemba Tamang, 8th Dan, Chief Instructor of Nihon Shotokan Karate Federation (NSKF) one of the first non-Japanese instructors

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IASK Shotokan Karate Camp with Nigel Jackson Shihan, 9th Dan - India

1st IASK Shotokan Karate National Camp 2015 Kolkata - Durgapur. By Arijit Chakraborty, 5th Dan. The Indian Academy of Shotokan Karate (IASK) conducted

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Dynamic Karate - Information & Resources for All Ages and Abilities

Tips, Tools, Lessons, Products and Advice to Help You Get More Kick Out of Karate

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Tensho - My favourite kata

I love Tensho - many people think it is simply a softer version of Sanchin, but it conceals hard within soft, containing effective close-range techniques

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Kawakanajima Kata

Kawakanajima Kata is a very old Okinawan Karate Kata. According to some Okinawan Karate master's the creation of this Kata was inspired by 4 epic ancient

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Mentality over technique

Master Funakoshi said, Mentality over technique. 一、技術より心術 Hitotsu, gijitsu yori shinjitsu Which is why I do not understand these dojos giving black

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Don't Misuse Karate

Once when I was standing in the road I saw a street fighter hitting my friend who was bathed in blood so I needed to help him. I told the street fighter

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Japan Karate Association Pakistan

The Japan Karate Association of Pakistan has worked for the promotion and development of genuine JKA Karate in Pakistan since 2000. It is a non-profit

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New Book Release: "Karate Towards Excellence"

Title: Karate - Towards Excellence Ref: ISBN 978-93-5087-984-9 Author: Arijit Chakraborty (April 2013) Theme: In this newly released book of over 100

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Sensei, Karate Student - Dean Weber

I am a black belt in Shotokan having received it in 1975 from Master Fred Corritone, currently of Virginia. I think that kata are important for the karate

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A Hard Kata But a Worthy One...

I would say that sanchin is an amazing kata just because of its simplicity but also how annoyingly difficult it is to perform and is a very under rated

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SENSEI MUZAMMAL AHMED Profile

In Pakistan Karate, there are few who are more experienced and longer training than Muzammal Ahmed. Sensei Muzammal, recognised as the first ever-black

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Karate Stories Articles Martial Arts Stories and other Karate Information

Karate Stories, Articles and Karate Words of Experience. Karate Information and Martial Arts Stories. A great resource for the thinking Karateka and a good place to stock up on Martial Arts Info.

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SLOW AND STEADY DOING KARATE

SLOW AND STEADY DOES ITIf karate was easy no one would be doing it. Someone asked me the other day why I still practice karate after so many years. Not

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SHOTOKAN KARATE IN PAKISTAN

LAHORE, 10th February 2013 By MUZAMMAL AHMED The PAKISTAN SHOTOKAN KARATE ASSOCATION (PSKA), an affiliated body of SKDUN and FBSKUI (England) organised

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It’s not about me - it’s about YOU - your Karate and Shotokan Karate Techniques

You can’t really learn Karate at home but I’ll give you great info on Japanese Karate especially Shotokan Karate Techniques.

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Karate Movies, Cool Karate Kata Videos, Shotokan Karate Video and Kata Videos.

Good Karate Movies were once hard to find. Now Karate Video and Kata Videos are everywhere. But how do you dig up the very special Shotokan Videos or coolest Karate Kata Videos that are out there?

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Cage Fighting - Mother of all Combat Systems - Karate's Wake Up Call

Cage Fighting is great for Japanese Karate. MMA training brings the best fighting systems together as one. MMA fighters like Lyoto Machida have proven that Karate can produce top class cage fighters.

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Interview of Keigo Abe Sensei 9th Dan by Arijit Chakraborty

Interview of a Supreme Karate Legend Keigo Abe Sensei - 9th Dan JSKA By Arijit Chakraborty, 4th Dan National Special Correspondent - WMA, Mumbai, India

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AIBSKA Karate Camp & National Championships 2012 India

Special National Karate Camp Instructor - Keigo Abe Sensei, 9th Dan JSKA Report by Arijit Chakraborty, National Special Correspondent, WMA Kolkata Dec

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WSKF India Karate Instructors Camp, 2012 (Report)

Puri, Odisha (Nov 22-26, 2012) Report by: Arijit Chakraborty, National Special Correspondent, WMA The World Shotokan Karate Federation India (WSKFI)

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Hitting a Rapist

I am black belt second Dan, I am writing from Spain here we call it like this...Karate Segundo Dan. Spent years in the Gym being hti and hitting people

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Ippon Waza in Karate-do

The essence of karate-do is Ippon waza - one single decisive technique. There is no senior instructor of karate-do not familiar with the concept of ‘ikken

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Kawazoe Sensei - JKA HQ 2011

I had heard that Kawazoe Masao Sensei was back with JKA which sounds ridiculous - as if he'd been on some kind of forced absence or retirement or worse

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Mas Oyama. Will Another Man Ever Fight 300 Fights One After the Other?

The name Mas Oyama is familiar to anyone involved in Martial Arts. Fighter, showman and founder of the Karate style Kyokushinkai (Ultimate Truth) Oyama tested his Karate power against man and beast.

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Basic Karate Moves ...No Basics - No Karate

Repeating Basic Karate Moves leads to good Karate techniques. Whether it’s Karate kicks, Karate blocks, Karate stances, Karate punches or Karate strikes, the secret of how to learn Karate is - basics.

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The History of Karate is Not Long and Not Very Important...

The History of Karate from ancient eastern combat system to modern global phenomenon. How it evolved into an Art form and a Sport.

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Sensei Somnath Palchowdhury 5th Dan 'The Shotokan Technician'

Sensei Somnath Palchowdhury the Chief Technical Director of the Indian Federation of Shotokan Karate (IFSK) was born in 1968 and graduated in commerce

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Shihan Peter Chong 8th Dan - Legend of Kyokushin Karate

Shihan Peter Chong 8th Dan is the Chairman of Asia & Middle East Kyokushin Karate, the President of the Singapore Oyama Karate-Do Kyokushinkaikan (SOKK),

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IFSK Shotokan Karate workshop , March 4th 2012, Kolkata, India

Kolkata, March 4th, 2012 By Arijit Chakraborty The Indian Federation of Shotokan Karate (IFSK), an affiliated body of SKDUN and FBSKU (England) organised

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Sensei Anil Sinha, 5th Dan JKA, JKA India Chairman: Interview of a Karate-do Missionary and Legendary Master

By Arijit Chakraborty National Special Correspondent - WMA, Mumbai, India South Asia Correspondent- The Shotokan Way (TSW) Sensei Anil Sinha is one of

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Sensei Purandar Sarkar, 5th Dan - Profile of a Shotokan Karate Master

Sensei Purandar Sarkar 5th Dan, is the first JKA India Black Belt. He won the accolade from JKA in 1981 and thereafter had an unchallenged kata and kumite

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Interview of Sensei Aidan Trimble - Gentleman of Shotokan Karate

Sensei Aidan Trimble, 7th Dan (FSK) The Volcano Erupts! Interview by Arijit Chakraborty (National Special Correspondent, WMA) It has been my pleasure

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Yoshiharu Osaka Sensei 8th Dan JKA on JKA Shotokan Karate-do

Yoshiharu Osaka Shihan is 8th Dan JKA and Deputy Managing Director of JKA. He is the ‘living textbook' of Shotokan and has been the 'blue-eyed boy' of

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Spirit wins - not Muscles

Spirit wins, not Muscles In martial arts, it is the spirit which is of primary importance. Techniques come second. A martial artist with strong fighting

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Issho Benkyo - Always a student !

Legendary Karate-do Teachers - A Tribute I am learning Karate-do for 31 years out of 35 years of my life. My early training has been in JKA Shotokan

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If all you have is a hammer - Everything looks like a nail...

This is a mantra of mine that I stole more than 3 decades ago from one of the most gifted martial artists I've ever known, a guy called Ross Frame. Ross

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Bassai Dai - THE Shotokan Kata

Bassai Dai is the best known shotokan kata and one most practiced. Why? because it has qualities of budo... composure, power, strength, speed and evasion

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Karate Woman, Karate Girl. Real Female Fights And Our New Female Martial Artists

The Traditional Karate Woman and Karate Girl are discovering that other Female Martial Artists - especially MMA Women - are ready and willing to engage in real female fights.

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Karate Legends Series. O Sensei Taiji Kase, Karate Master and Pioneer in Europe.

Another in our Karate Legends series featuring a pioneer of Karate in Europe Taiji Kase the Karate Master whose unique interpretation of Shotokan Karate Techniques redefined Japanese Karate.

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Gichin Funakoshi - Karate Master and Leading Figure in Martial Arts History

Gichin Funakoshi was more than a Karate Master or teacher of Karate technique. He has become a legend of the Japanese martial arts and a giant in martial arts history.

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Ippon Karate-do

The essence of karatedo is Ippon waza, one single decisive technique. There is no scope or opportunity for a second strike - that is the underlying meaning.

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My Karate Legend

It's Francisco Filho because He's one of My heroes and K-1 fighter who completed 100 Man Kumite! Also Mareks Lavrinovics and His father Vladimirs Lavrinovics!

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Japanese Karate The World's Most Popular Martial Art

Shotokan, Wado Ryu, Kyokushin, Shito Ryu, Goju Ryu. Major Japanese Karate styles all share a common line back to Japan. What else do they have in common and which one is best?

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My Legendary Teachers - A Tribute

I have traversed 31 years in Karate-do out of 35 years of my life. My early training has been in JKA Shotokan at YMCA Dojo, Kolkata, India, which was

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