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Articles and Karate Information

Karate Fighting Preparing for Chaos

The Soul of Karate-Do

- Where Does the Power Come From?

- Warming Up, Stretching and Karate

- Memories of Australia 1984

- Karate and Basic Exercise Physiology

- The Road to Japan

- Predator and Prey Waza

- Karate and Management

- Tradition Vision Values

- Reflections of a JKA Karateka

- The Visual System and Karate

- Karate - A Sport or a Lifetime Commitment?

- JKA Karate - An International Experience

- Gasshuku

- JKA Training - A Journey in Building Confidence

- Just Train


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