Olympic Karate – Gold Medal Performances

Hi everyone:Here are links to the gold medal Karate performances in Kata for men and…

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Japan's Ryo Kiyuna performs in the men's kata ranking round of the karate competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on August 6, 2021. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV / AFP)

Karate & Longevity

Unexpected barometer of life expectancy! You can determine your risk of death by your grip strength! On NHK’s “Tameshite Gatten” program, it seems that data shows that people with a strong grip live longer. (more…)

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The Importance of Knowing other Styles

I am still chipping away at translating Mabuni and Nakasone’s Karate-do Nyumon and wanted to share the following few paragraphs on Karate “styles”. I find what they said on this topic, over 80 years ago, still relevant today and hope Karateka will take their words to heart.

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Mabuni Kenwa (1889-1952)