Tag Archives: shohei-ryu
Here’s a simple fact: some people like practicing katas (forms), and some people don’t. You can delve into this debate just about anywhere martial arts are discussed in gyms or on the Internet. MMA and BJJ guys think they’re a … Continue reading
Here are a few new videos if you haven’t been to my channel lately. Enjoy, and feel free to leave feedback here or on YouTube. Thanks! Here’s my attempt to start and end Sanseiryu kata in the same spot while … Continue reading
Ok. Long story short, I was hoping just to get this book out to my students at Gracie Farmington Valley. After waiting a loooooong for Apple’s approval, I just got word that it has to be written for a larger … Continue reading
Here’s the second kata in Shohei-ryu Karate as performed by yours truly. Questions and comments are welcome, as always. Thanks!
As Uechi-Ryu/Shohei-Ryu students know, Master Uechi brought three katas to Okinawa from China after returning to his homeland. We tend to focus on these katas more than others for good reason: they are the foundation of our style, and everything … Continue reading
It’s probably not the best performance you’ve seen, but here’s a Ryuko kata from Shohei-Ryu Karate at Gracie Farmington Valley for you to check out. Let us know what you think!
Here’s a video that tells a little bit about the karate we practice at Gracie Farmington Valley every day! Please take a look and let us know what you think. If you’re interested in training, you can e-mail email@example.com or … Continue reading
We’ve shot a bunch of video of the last few weeks and are currently editing all of it. Topics include demonstrations of kata and techniques, breaking, and conditioning exercises. Here’s the first video on hand strengthening. Take a look, let … Continue reading
So I meant to post this a lot sooner (hence the September-y title) but was delayed by the opening of Gracie Farmington Valley. You’d be surprised of all the stuff you need to start a karate program from scratch! Here’s … Continue reading