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  • Goju Ryu Karate-Do Book Review

    I am reading this new book that i ordered last week as i wanted to learn as much as i could about Goju Ryu’s history. It delves quite deeply into the history of Okinawa and it’s martial arts in general which was a pleasant surprise to see how timelines align with everything that was occuring…

  • Goju Ryu Karate – Session 4

  • Goju Ryu Karate – Session 3

    For 26th January’s class we were put into pairs and did a rotation of the same set of drills twice, including things such as… At the end of the class we practised a drill that covered footwork and techniques from the first form in Goju Ryu karate.

  • Goju Ryu Karate – Session 2

    My 2nd class was actually on the 12th and i forgot to wrote a post about it. So my recollection will be difficult now; i was away for week of the 16th. Essentially the class came down to the following: Body Conditioning; such as push ups and sit ups were prominantly done. we did two…

  • Goju Ryu Karate – Session 1

    Finally got around to trying out Goju Ryu Karate – It was fantastic first experience all round. Excellent warm ups for the first half an hour or so. The hardest aspect overall for me personally was all the various types of kicks, not something i’ve done a great deal of in the past; which was…

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