The Art of Noru

The Art of Noru

The Art of Noru: Blending with the Flow in Martial Arts In the world of martial arts, there exists a concept that transcends mere physical technique – it’s an art form that embodies harmony, adaptability, and finesse. This concept is known as Noru, a principle...
The Art of Inasu

The Art of Inasu

Flowing Mastery: The Art of Inasu in Martial Combat Inasu embodies a tactical approach in martial arts, emphasizing the art of redirection and control over one’s opponent. It’s a concept deeply rooted in the philosophy of deflecting attacks through subtle,...
Martial arts and bullying?

Martial arts and bullying?

How does martial arts combat bullying? This is a very interesting and complicated question. From my own personal experience, there were a few occasions I can remember being bullied, but at the time I could only interpret it as being attacked by children who, for some...
Unlocking Karate Bunkai

Unlocking Karate Bunkai

Unlocking the Essence of Karate: The Importance of Kata Bunkai In the world of traditional karate, the significance of kata bunkai, or exploring the practical application of kata, cannot be overstated. Kata, the predefined sequences of movements, are not merely...
The Karate Kid 1980s

The Karate Kid 1980s

What makes the 1980s Karate Kid reboot so appealing to a new generation? Copyright: David Oakley 2021 Danial LaRusso may have been the main character from the original show, but this time around, there is absolutely no doubt that sensei Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka)...
Zen and the Art of Carate

Zen and the Art of Carate

Zen and the Art of ‘Car’ate Maintenance. By Gary E Swift Hanshi To me, the art and practise of Karate can be associated, in many ways, with the art of the automobile and the elements associated with it. For example: The traditionalist is the one who would keep and...
Developing mental strength

Developing mental strength

Developing mental strength To the general onlooker martial arts may appear to look like a purely physical activity, but martial arts is much more than that, and goes way beyond the physical. Karate and the martial arts in general require an unbelievable amount of...
Tai Chi featuring Karate

Tai Chi featuring Karate

  Can Tai Chi principles help with your practise of Wado-Ryu Karate Since practising Tai Chi for about the last 20 years I have found it to improve the following in my practice of Wad0-Ryu karate. Tai Chi and Wado-Ryu Karate are both martial arts that have...

Nagashizuki Wado Ryu

Nagashizuki is a technique commonly used in Wado Ryu Karate, a traditional Japanese style of Karate Jujutsu. It is a punching technique that involves a combination of footwork, body movement, and striking. Here’s a detailed explanation of the use of Nagashizuki...