Rokukyu Training Considerations

When training you will want to try various methods that can improve your skills and knowledge over time. In this article we will discuss many different ideas that can help you achieve increased understanding and insights into the various skills you study. Try to incorporate these considerations into your training over time as each will Read More …

Chikama, Ittoma, Toma Ma Ai

refers to the engagement distance between yourself and an opponent. How you might elect to move can be determined by the magnitude of this distance. There are three primary distances that we consider when deciding how to move. Chikama Chikama (or Chika Ma) refers to a short distance. This usually means that the opponent is Read More …

Otoko No Atemi Waza

refers to male percussive striking techniques. A male percussive strike typically involves the following elements: Significant rotation or movement of the body to develop momentum for a strike Whole body involvement such that the arms, legs, and torso are all involved in the strike delivery process Contact using a hard surface area of your body Read More …