Kyokushin is a way of life, a way of living, a lifestyle. Bushido is a code of conduct, where discipline and moral values are of the utmost importance a total commitment. For the Samurai it was to his master, death before dishonour. When there is no fear of death then you are free, this is Kyokushin Karate a total commitment.

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Seienchin introduction

Seienchin means “calm within the storm”. Different styles perform Seienchin in slightly different ways. This kata helps you maintain a good kiba dachi using different angles and balance, which in turn strengthens your lower body. [...]

By |Mar 10, 2014|Categories: Bunkai, Karate, Videos|Tags: |1 Comment

Kanku introduction

Here I show a short introduction clip of the Kanku bunkai. The Kanku is our club logo (Gothenburg's karate Kai), it originates from the Kanku kata. The points of the Kanku represented by the fingers [...]

By |Mar 6, 2014|Categories: Bunkai, Karate, Videos|Tags: |0 Comments

Pinan sono ichi kata and bunkai

This video is just to give you some ideas on what you can do with Pinan sono Ichi. Probably one of the easiest kata to learn but nevertheless interesting. Bunkai meaning analysis or break apart is [...]

By |Mar 5, 2014|Categories: Bunkai, Karate, Videos|Tags: |2 Comments

Introduction to the Pinans

This clip is a short introduction to the five Pinan Katas. The Pinan kata originated in Okinawa Pinan can be translated as "Peaceful mind peaceful safety" and were created by Anko Itosu in 1905. When Gichin Funakoshi [...]

By |Mar 4, 2014|Categories: Bunkai, Karate, Videos|Tags: |0 Comments

Kihon applications ideas

In this clip I am showing some application ideas of the four basic blocks Jodan Uke, Soto Uke, Uchi Uke and Gedan Barai. These four blocks are always in my kihon lessons when I teach. I [...]

By |Feb 25, 2014|Categories: Bunkai, Karate, Videos|Tags: |0 Comments

We filmed a short video…

We filmed a short video clip in slow motion as a test for my dojo Gothenburg’s Karate Kai. This will be used to advertise the dojo and to inform any future members about our beginners course.  Like most [...]

By |Feb 13, 2014|Categories: Demonstrations, Karate, Videos|Tags: |0 Comments