Real Black Belts

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When karate came to Europe from Japan, it was very much a martial art for young men. Kumite among students was often full contact and with just thinly padded gloves designed to protect the knuckles, not your opponent’s face. The … Continued

Learning Katas

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Regular practice is essential to progress through the belts. For home practice, there are some (limited) online video tutorials at Alternatively, these are the YouTube links for the katas in our syllabus: Orange Belt, Pinan Nidan – Green Belt, Pinan Sandan – Blue … Continued