Karate Archive

Putting the Hakutsuru in its Place

Putting the Hakutsuru in its Place

"our Hakutsuru is from our other kata, and that the movements and methods learned within Hakutsuru will reflect back through the kata that formed it, while the theories that we learned in the earlier kata assist us in understanding the Hakutsuru."
Kata as the Music to the Eyes

Kata as the Music to the Eyes

Every Tuesday and Thursday of this semester I would stay in my martial arts class after the last official session over for extra practice with my friends on katas and techniques. We enjoy going over and over different forms, as well as …