Masterclass Karate: Kicking Techniques

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Keri-waza (kicking techniques) comprise roughly half of the arsenal in karate. The legs being far superior in strength & reach to the arms, are more important in the development of the art. Proper use of kicking opens a full array of possibilities in both offensive & defensive maneuvers.

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Overview

Keri-waza (kicking techniques) comprise roughly half of the arsenal in karate. The legs being far superior in strength & reach to the arms, are more important in the development of the art. Proper use of kicking opens a full array of possibilities in both offensive & defensive maneuvers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933901275
  • Publisher: Empire Books
  • Publication date: 8/28/2007
  • Pages: 190
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     15
General Considerations     17
"Front Kick"
Description     21
Common Mistakes     24
Advanced/Alternative Application     26
Training Exercises     27
Offensive Combinations
Direct Attacks-Attacking directly and decisively     30
Indirect Attacks-Utilizing feints, set-ups, and invitations     33
Defensive Combinations
Counterattacks using Maai/Tai Sabaki (Distance/shifting)     38
Counterattacks using Uke Waza (Blocking techniques)     42
"Roundhouse Kick"
Description     45
Common Mistakes     50
Advanced/Alternative Application     51
Training Exercises     52
Offensive Combinations
Direct Attacks-Attacking directly and decisively     60
Indirect Attacks-Utilizing feints, set-ups, and invitations     65
Defensive Combinations
Counterattacks using Maai/Tai Sabaki (Distance/shifting)     67
Counterattacks using Uke Waza (Blocking techniques)     72
"Reverse Roundhouse Kick"
Description     79
Common Mistakes     82
Training Exercises     83
Offensive Combinations
Direct Attacks-Attacking directly and decisively     85
IndirectAttacks-Utilizing feints, set-ups, and invitations     88
Defensive Combinations
Counterattacks using Maai/Tai Sabaki (Distance/shifting)     92
Counterattacks using Uke Waza (Blocking techniques)     94
"Hook Kick"
Description     97
Common Mistakes     100
Training Exercises     101
Offensive Combinations
Direct Attacks-Attacking directly and decisively     102
Indirect Attacks-Utilizing feints, set-ups, and invitations     103
Defensive Combinations
Counterattacks using Maai/Tai Sabaki (Distance/shifting)     104
Counterattacks using Uke Waza (Blocking techniques)     106
"Back Kick"
Description     113
Common Mistakes     116
Training Exercises     117
Offensive Combinations
Direct Attacks-Attacking directly and decisively     122
Indirect Attacks-Utilizing feints, set-ups, and invitations     126
Defensive Combinations
Counterattacks using Maai/Tai Sabaki (Distance/shifting)     132
Counterattacks using Uke Waza (Blocking techniques)     136
"Side Thrust Kick"
Description     139
Common Mistakes     144
Training Exercises     146
Offensive Combinations
Direct Attacks-Attacking directly and decisively      150
Indirect Attacks-Utilizing feints, set-ups, and invitations     154
Defensive Combinations
Counterattacks using Maai/Tai Sabaki (Distance/shifting)     158
Counterattacks using Uke Waza (Blocking techniques)     160
"Side Snap Kick"
Description     163
Common Mistakes     166
Training Exercises     167
Offensive Combinations
Direct Attacks-Attacking directly and decisively     168
Indirect Attacks-Utilizing feints, set-ups, and invitations     172
Defensive Combinations
Counterattacks using Maai/Tai Sabaki (Distance/shifting)     176
Counterattacks using Uke Waza (Blocking techniques)     177
Less Frequently Used Kicks
Front thrust kick"
Description     179
Application     180
"Axe Kick"
Description     181
Application     182
"Crescent kick"
Description     183
Application     184
"Inside Crescent Kick"
Description     185
Application     186
"Knee Kick"
Description     187
Application     188
"Jumping Kick"
Description     189
Conclusion     190
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