Special-Reports Videos

  • Authentic Makiwara Training The makiwara is used by karate practitioners to practice strikes in much the same way as a boxer uses a heavy bag.
  • Books by G. Funakoshi

    (船越 義珍 Funakoshi Gichin, November 10, 1868 – April 26, 1957) is the founder of Shotokan Karate-Do, perhaps the most widely known style of karate, and is attributed as being the "father of modern karate".

  • Falling Proberly Falling properly is very important in bunkai or the daily life. 
  • Hawaii Karate Museum Collection Discover the history of Karate.
  • Hidden Movements Kuroda Tetsuzan, sensei of the Shinbukan Kuroda Dojo, is the Soke of several ancient Samurai military disciplines.
  • Historical Karate Books Rediscover the roots of the origin Karate with the books from the first modern masters published here.
  • Historical Video Series Gichin Funakoshi - Historical Video Series.
  • Interview with Sensei Takahashi Yuko Sensei Takahashi Yuko gives some interesting inside views of her personal development.
  • Interview with Shihan Kanazawa Hirokazu Kanazawa is a world-renowned Japanese master of Shotokan karate.
  • Kakiya / Kakete-Biki A kakiya, or kakete-biki, is an old-style Okinawan karate training tool, consisting of a wooden post with a movable arm.
  • Karate Belt & Gi Folding How to tie a karate belt and gi by Takaastsu Nishimura of JKA Austraulia.
  • Karate-Do Core Principals The do suffix implies that karate do is a path to self-knowledge, not just a study of the technical aspects of fighting.
  • Kyusho in Karate Sensei Morio Higaonna from Okinawa, explains the idea behind the vital striking points in Karate.
  • Mushin in the Spirit of Zen or Budo A brief explanation from Shihan Hirokazu Kanazawa(1931) about "mushin" in relation of the meaning with the empty mind. This short interview was made around 2007.
  • Natural Principle Sensei Rick hotton explains his personal experience as part of the Shu Ha Ri concept.
  • Okinawa Karate A short history review, about the Okinawa Karate's birthplace.
  • Old Shotokan Footage View this old Shotokan footage with sensei Obata Tokaidosan.
  • Rediscovered Master Books Books by Gichin Funakoshi and Kenwa Mabuni, free for download as PDF file.
  • Self Teaching Spirit My opponent is my teacher, my ego is my enemy
  • Shorin Ryu Shubukan Shōrin-ryū (少林流) as in the Shaolin Temple of China.
  • Tameshiwari Impressiv examples of tameshiwari scenes.
  • Teach Positiv 3 pedagogical martial arts teaching principles to improve your students' performance.
  • The Dojo Kun the-dojo-kunRumoured to have been created by Kanga Sakukawa, an 18th-century Okinawan karate proponent. The five guiding principles, recited at the end of each training session in most styles, intended to frame the practice within an ethical context.
  • Top 10 Bruce Lee Quotes Here is a short-list of some of Bruce Lee’s most popular quotes...
  • Traditional Karate Training Discover some insight into the traditional karate karate lessons today of the "Kampfsportschule Aarau" in Switzerland.
  • Trailer form the movie “Karate Girl” Fighting Trailer with Tatsuya Naka from the movie "Karate Girl".
  • Uechi Ryu Documentary Uechi-ryu (上地流 Uechi-ryū) is a traditional style of Okinawan karate.
  • Uechi-Ryu Strategy The strategy of Pangai Noon Karate or better known as Uechi-Ryu.
  • Way of the Warrior A historical excursion to the karate of Morio Higaonna and Goju Ryu style.