Intro by David Gimberline
Shotoryu Goshinjutsu is a system of self defense based on the kata of Shotokan.
- Traditional Karate is an art of self defense
- Historically karate was taught primarily through kata
- Therefore kata should teach self defense
- To be of practical value, the primary defenses should be against the most likely attacks. Evaluating Applications
Traditional Training Tips
Here are a few changes we should make to traditional training in the Shotokan style. Honoring and respecting tradition does not mean to follow it blindly.