The way we walk has change, instead of toe to heel it is heel to toe. I have five finger trainers , and they force you to walk on the ball of your foot. At first my leg muscles in my lower leg hurt, not now. So how did walking on the ball of your feet, affect stances before the invention of modern foot wear. ie before 1500AD
Hello to everyone, I have got some question about karate stances
Are there difference beetween karate stance on traditional okinawa karate, and japanese karate?
Was there the Kokutsu dachi shotokan version on okinawa karate?
Wy japanese karate like shotokan have got, some stance of some style of kung fu, like shao lin chuan of north, Hung gar etc. ?For example shotokan kokutsu dachi on kung fu is knew like San chi pu, and is really similar to Ban man pu .
Hello to everyone! I have got some question about the karate strikes.
1) Hiki-Te. All karate hand strike, like punch strike with the open hand and elbow strike, use the hikite. I know who hikite is a way for grapping the opponent, but of it's not possible to grappling your opponent where the hand go?
2) How traditonal punchs and elbows strike are? What the difference beetween Karate punch and boxer punch and karate elbows strike and muay thai?
3) Were there kizami zuki (jab) and oizuki (lunge punch ) on traditional okinawa karate.
Working some Jiu Jitsu with my nephew.. We were working mount and guard escapes. Now I been doing Jiu Jitsu for a couple of years on and off. Been doing the Karate thing for about 25 years and the practical bunki thing for say almost 14 years.