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Grounding in Roundhouse Kick

Roundhouse kick (mawashi geri) is the kicking technique that combines forward, upward and sideways directions. In order to produce maximum speed and power and maintain the balance at the same time, both legs have to be engaged in optimal way. That means that support leg can accumulate maximum amount of energy before it transfers it to kicking leg. The accumulation…

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Yin & Yang in Karate Technique – Part 1

YIN & YANG ENERGY LINES Karate technique is a combination of intentional creation and distribution of the energy – a physical movement that enables human body the use of its’ full potential at the time. The technique is a result of energetic process based on simultaneously applied pressure and captured reaction involving both the body and the ground (the ground…

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