How to Earn a Black Belt in Karate Karate Lessons

A black belt in Karate

Earn a Black Belt So how to earn your black belt. Well, obviously you have to approach your training with diligence and with discipline and with regularity. And training in that way, of course, you’ll go through the earlier ranks of colored belts and perhaps after three years, four years, maybe five years on average you’ll get your black More...

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Top Self-Defense Moves Karate Lessons

Obviously with self-defense the variables are tremendous so the first one will be a simple take down and a submission. The others will be quick strikes. So they’re quite different in the approach. So for More...

Back Kick or Ushiro Geri
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How to Do a Back Kick Karate Lessons

Back Kick or Ushiro Geri This is the strongest technique that really, in my opinion, exists in our standard karate movements. It’s the strongest because it’s the leg which is stronger than the arms, More...

How to Do a Roundhouse Kick in Karate - Modern Karate Lessons
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How to Do a Roundhouse Kick Karate Lessons

Roundhouse Kick The roundhouse kick of karate is called Mawashi Geri. And as the name suggests, it comes around and hits the target to the side. When we’re developing it with our basics, we’re going More...

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How to Do Side Kicks Karate Lessons

The snapping side-kick, the yoko geri keage, and the thrusting sidekick, the yoko geri kekomi. The important difference is the knee positioning, and a little bit, the emphasis of the hip, as well. The thrust-kick More...

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How to Do a Front Kick Karate Lessons

The first kick we learn in is the front kick, or. It’s a snapping kick, and there’s an important distinction between snap and thrust. When you thrust something, like the punch, the upper limb is behind More...

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How to Do Advanced Blocks Karate Lessons

Now we’re going to look at blocks that occur in some of the kata, some of the forms. And they’re a bit more intricate. But we have to look at them for what they might be and that’s not just necessarily, More...

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How to Do Elbow Strikes Karate Lessons

With elbow strikes we’ll show a few today. One of the things we should consider, which is true of all techniques, is that we’re really hitting with the body. While, as I said, it’s really true More...

Multiple Strikes in Karate
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How to Do Multiple Strikes – Karate Lessons

Multiple Strikes in Karate Okay. Now we’re going to do multiple strikes. With multiple strikes, it’s often beneficial to strike in different heights. To go high, then low, or low, then high. This confuses More...

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How to Do Block & Counter Techniques Karate Lessons

Okay, so for block and counter techniques I am going to use the format of Ippon Kumite; one step basic pair work. We are going to vary the distance so the first set you will see will have the middle distance of More...