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The mechanics of Impact and Rebound in Karate

The mechanics of impact and rebound When a basketball strikes the floor, the ball deflates somewhat while the power of the hardness and harder surface of the floor is transmitted into the ball. There is actually impact from the ball … Continue reading

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Sensei Tim’s Makiwara

Among other unusual things that I treasure that would not mean much to other people is this device I have built in my basement. It is called a makiwara. It is an old school karate training device. I thought a … Continue reading

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Contraction And Expansion; a source of Shotokan Karate Power

Expansion and contraction is a powerful means to generate force in many ways in the physical world. Certainly this is so in #Shotokan karate.  The beginning karateka is taught the rudimentary crescent step. The step is composed of a circular … Continue reading

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Shotokan Karate Principles of Power –

     Hello GutsIsTheKey Reader. This Writing is for a select group of you. Those interested in the martial arts and especially the karate sources of power, that can seem to generate “secret” abilities.      In some respects, I … Continue reading

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Monday Sales Fire – Slam’s tips 600-700

    If you are in the sales game; you can’t afford to start the week with a yawn. Like a Kentucky Derby horse; you must be fast out of the gate to have a chance to win. So crank … Continue reading

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