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Chujo Karate Association Okinawa Karate Tour Report
The long awaited karate tour for the Chujo Karate Association took off from Dublin International Airport. CKA tour members were Karen Agnew, Liza Scullion, Laura Burns, Connor Doherty, Keith Millar, Dan Redmond, Steven Surgeoner and Jordan Millar. Two members of KUNI then joined the CKA to complete the group of ten.
Although limb striking tends to be associated more strongly with FMA and Silat, there are several limb striking methods within karate that I wanted to explore a bit in this article. I hope somebody finds it useful!
I've seen some talk across the internet, lately, about kakushi-waza/kakushi-te (hidden techniques) in kata, and decided to collect my thoughts on the subject into an article. Hopefully somebody finds it beneficial!
So, we recently had a discussion here on Iain's forum about the practice of uke-waza, and I had mentioned that I'd been working on an article looking at that very topic. Specifically, I was writing about what I see as a "modern tradition" of practicing uke-waza with your opponent directly in front of you, and how to transition from solo uke-waza practice to partnered practice in a more practical manner. I have some drills that I like for this purpose, which you can see in this article