DISCIPLINE IN SHOTOKAN KARATE AND HOW DISCIPLINE CAN CURE ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR IN SOCIETY

By Zakaria Zerrouki Nowadays, there are various martial arts which are practiced worldwide, namely for the sake of self-defence. Those require a combination of physical techniques, as well as mental coordination and concentration. There are many benefits, both mental and physical, tha

BLIND SPOT – JUDGING DISTANCE IN KUMITE

Why are there only straight punches in karate? The short answer is that straight punches are the most effective types of punches. It is well known in weightlifting that straight lines are the most effective directions to lift a weight. The same applies for punches. A straight punch wi