I am specifically asking this in the sense of how Katas are executed. I heard somewhere that Shotokan is more stiff, and strong, but I'm not really sure. I'd also like to know if there are ...
I searched up different styles, and I say this style called Gosoku-ryū that has 46 katas including weapon katas. Why would there be katas involving weapons for a style of karate which is an art of the ...
I was practicing Hangestu this morning with a lot of focus and tension. Throughout the final move I kept the tension, with my muscles working against each other, and felt a definite pain within my ...
I'd like to locate a diagram or other documentation of the Tensho kata. There are some videos available (many of which are very helpful) but I'd like to obtain a printed description of the form if ...
I am an advanced blue belt in the Seido Karate system, it has been very difficult to find any resource pertaining to katas, and kumite I would love to have video or written instructions for these ...
I used to practice karate earlier. 5 years ago I was diagnosed with minor disc herniation at L4 and L5. I haven't undergone any surgery and pretty much cured just by physiotherapy and can do all my ...
Is there a written, authoritative source I can reference for interpretations (Bunkai) of Karate (Shotokan) katas?
I'd like to learn more about the various applications and interpretations of Karate katas. Is there a written source I can use?