What is the difference between sport Karate and traditional combat Karate?

December 4th, 2016 admin 32 comments

What is the difference between sport Karate and traditional combat Karate?

For example if I wanted to learn to defend myself against attackers twice my size on the street would sport or the traditional version be better for it? Are the techniques the US military soldiers being taught based on MMA and UFC cage fighting?

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Why watch Aikido videos and show? Japanese martial arts.

December 4th, 2016 Aikido master 28 comments

Why watch Aikido videos and show? Japanese martial arts.

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Why watch Aikido videos and show? Japanese martial arts.

Aikido was developed by as a martial art by Morihei who studied several since 1912. Known to many aikido practitioners as "O Sensei" or the "Great Teacher," was able to develop the martial art based on a purely physical level using techniques and movements such those of "Jujitsu" and "Kenjutsu" called "aikido."

It is believed that aikido was first introduced to the Western culture way back in 1951 by a practitioner Minoru Mochizuki when he visited France. Then, he introduced aikido and several aikido techniques to judo students in different areas of France. After this introduction, Tadashi Abe, who cane as the official Aikikai Honbu representative in 1952, remained in France for less than seven years and continued the pursuit.

The following year, Kenji Tomiki conducted a tour along with various delegates in 15 continental states in the US. And in that same year, Koichi Tohei of Aikikai Honbu was sent by for a year to Hawaii just to set up a number of dojos. After invading the US, Aikido gained patronage in the UK, Germany, and Australia. Today, thousands of dojos are set up for those who would want to learn the of the martial art.


If you are interested with aikido but do not have the time and money to go to a dojo and enroll for an aikido class, then you should find other to do so. One of the easiest ways to introduce yourself into the exciting world of aikido is to browse the Internet and look for aikido video clips.

Being a limitless source of any information, browsing the Internet for various aikido video clips can give you better options and the specific details you would want to learn. Today, there are so many websites that offer aikido clip videos for free for those who would want to learn the basics and for those who would want to get an idea how the martial art works before enrolling to it.

Usually, aikido video clips contain loose form training or popularly known as "ki nagare." Here, the aikido practitioners are just playing around even and after the martial art presentation. The most viewed aikido video clips are those of famous aikido practitioners while conducting their classes or during their . But since these are just clips, it is not possible for you to learn everything about the techniques of the martial art.

Amateurs who document the practitioner’s lessons and during usually take these aikido video clips. Since these are taken in impromptu, you cannot expect high quality resolution and sound. The most common problem would be is that the aikido video clip has a noisy

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