Dojo Resources

Are you ready for Kumite?

Kumite is the 3rd branch (Kata and Kihon are the other two) of karate. Kumite's rough Japanese to English translation is "grappling hands", and is commonly known as "sparring".

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Shotokan Karate Precepts

Master Gichin Funakoshi developed 20 Precepts of Karate (Niju Kun) that act as a set of guidelines for karateka. These precepts are heavily based on Bushido and Zen and ensure...

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