Chudan Uchi Uke Traditional Karate Block

Chudan Uchi Uke

Chudan Uchi Uke

Chudan Uchi Uke is a traditional Karate Block, you block from the inside to the outside, you the hips and move so that you are presenting only half of the body with every move. Keep in mind that your fist should be at shoulder height. Before you block the elbows are both bent at 90 degrees. This block is found on many Katas and can also be applied in self-defense techniques. You could also apply it to continuous sparring.

To create more power on your technique, add the power of your hips, your concentration, use gravity and the “kiai”. Adding all these ingredients will enhance your technique at 100%.

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