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The Importance of Jiyu Kumite

We start Ji Yu Kumite at 3rd Kyu (Brown Belt) denoting the start of the dangerous level in the kyu grades. The transition from Kihon…

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Kihon is Kumite

Kihon is Kumite By Steve Bailes 4th Dan HDKI (Blackwater Valley Shotokan) I often ask the questions “Why and What and How we train lots…

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