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The Importance of Jiyu Kumite – Part One – The Principle

by Steve Bailes, 4th Dan, Blackwater Valley Shotokan Karate In my last article I wrote in depth about the important elements of jiyu ippon kumite,…

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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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