Learn how to optimize your health and performance with smart karate training, cross-training, stretching, sleep and recovery. 

Will Karate Help With Weight Loss?

Can karate help you lose weight? Yes, and no. Karate can absolutely help you lose weight, but it is by no means the only factor. Practising karate regularly, as well as making other changes to your lifestyle, will help you get the results you're looking for. First let’s talk [...]

2022-01-03T16:40:27-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Categories: Training & Recovery|

Kick Ass in Karate via Integrated Training

Do you want to see a huge boost in your health, wellness, and athletic performance in karate? Yes? Then try this. Integrated Training This style of training combines seven forms of exercise into one kick-ass system: Flexibility training Cardio training Core training Balance training Plyometric training Speed, agility, and [...]

2021-12-21T15:09:49-08:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Training & Recovery|

How to Make a Proper Fist in Karate

Making a proper fist in karate is one of the best ways of protecting your hand. Here are step-by-step instructions for making a fist. I've included a video version of these instructions at the end of this article. Start by curling your fingers into your palm, while keeping your thumb on [...]

2021-12-21T15:40:35-08:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: Training & Recovery|
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