CERTAIN POINTS IN HIP-ROTATION AND HIKITE IN SHOTOKAN KARATE

Shotokan is a traditional Japanese Karate style with strength components in Kihon, Kata and Jyu Kumite (free-style sparring). These strength components do not depend solely on the athletes’ muscular capabilities but also on the nature of the techniques involved, which make Shotokan a

KIBADACHI IS A DACHI UNIQUE TO SHOTOKAN KARATE

Kibadachi is a dachi unique to Shotokan Karate. In Kibadachi, the knees are pushed over the toes, and the upper body divides the dachi into two equal halves. When viewing Kibadachi from the side (either left or right), no width is seen and the toes are completely aligned with the body