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Boxing movements, stances, and techniques will overlap with your karate movements, stances, and techniques. Depending on how well you have ingrained those already, you may interfere with them or learn new ways to look at them. If boxing technique interferes with your karate technique, it wouldn't be the worst thing. Boxing has proven itself and has an ...


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Boxing technique is vastly different from karate... it will indeed engender habits that compromise the karate technique. For example, in karate you don't tilt the torso left and right, or tuck the chin in behind a raised shoulder. I'd suggest instead finding some more physical karate training. Hitting a large shield (e.g. random googled image) is ...


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The trick is that the initiating move doesn't actually have to be a formal "move" - a simple swipe or parry on an incoming punch is all you need to start execution of the grappling bunkai in a technique. Take soto uke for example ("inside block" mentioned by Bankuei). The non-blocking arm is extended at the start of the move, but this is not the catch. ...



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