Kansetsu Geri – Knee Joint Kick

This is Kansetsu Geri - Knee Joint Kick

Kansetsu Geri is a direct side kick technique to the knee, the sole purpose of this kick is to disable the attacker on the spot for self-defense purposes only. Step by step You could be in your fighting stance or a normal standing stance Look at your target, lift your knee and deliver your kick to the knee Go back to your initial standing stance The More...

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This is Hiza Geri - Knee Kick
By PeterSoto On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Hiza Geri – Knee Kick

Hiza Geri is a knee kick which can be used in short distance but also can be used on a long distance depending on how fast and unpredictable you are. In a short distance, you can use Mae Hiza Geri or Mawashi Hiza More...

This is Yoko Geri Kekomi - Side Thrust Kick
By PeterSoto On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Yoko Geri Kekomi – Side Thrust Kick

Yoko Geri is a sidekick and Kekomi means thrusting, so this is a thrusting sidekick. A sidekick is always powerful but if the kick is thrusting can be considered even more powerful and it can create a lot of damage. More...

This is Mae Geri Kekomi or Front Thrusting Kick
By PeterSoto On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Mae Geri Kekomi – Front Thrust Kick

Mae Geri Kekomi is a front thrusting kick, it is the same as a snapping front kick but on this one, you push your opponent away using the ball of your foot. This kick can disable any opponent if done right, it is More...

This is Mae Tobi Geri or Front Jumping Kick
By PeterSoto On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Mae Tobi Geri – Front Jumping Kick

Mae Tobi Geri is a powerful kick if done properly, in Kumite can produce a lot of damage. You need to master your Mae Geri or front kick, have a decent simple jump and then put them all together to execute it. Step More...

This is Ushiro Tobi Geri - Back Jumping Kick
By PeterSoto On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Ushiro Tobi Geri – Back Jumping Kick

If we translate Ushiro Tobi Geri we would have the following: Ushiro: rear     Tobi: jump   Geri: kick Ushiro Tobi Geri is one of those kicks with destructive power, it takes time to master it but once you learn More...

This is Mawashi Tobi Geri - Round House Jumping Kick
By PeterSoto On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Mawashi Tobi Geri – Round House Jumping Kick

A traditional kick you will not do in a traditional form but you can do in sparring depending on how fast you and skilled you are. I would not recommend using this kick in a self-defense technique. This kicking More...

By PeterSoto On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Ushiro Mawashi Geri – Back Roundhouse Kick

The Ura Mawashi Geri,  a powerful kick you can use in sparring. There are two of them, the one you can use in Traditional Karate Competition and another one you can use to in self-defense.  More...

This is Karate Kumite inWKF
By PeterSoto On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Karate Kumite in WKF

Kumite in Karate is a match man on man, in the World Karate Federation Kumite has strict rules and you are required to have the required gear which are: Approved Kumite Gloves Approved Kumite shinguards and shoes. Mouthguard Approved More...

Japan Team Kata World Karate Championships
By PeterSoto On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Japan Team Kata World Karate Championships

Japan Team WKF 2016 A kata is a collection of techniques presented together in harmony with each move. The techniques you would see in a kata are kicks, punches, blocks, throws, stances, and a controlled speed synchronization. Karate More...

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