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Targeting and Reflex Drill

Targeting and Reflex Drill

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Plagiarism is the sincerest form of flattery. We stole this drill from seeing it on Mr. Bob White‘s Facebook post a while back. In the drill, someone holds a kicking shield, a second person swings a jump rope in front of the kicking shield, and a third person tries to hit the kicking shield between the swings of … Read entire article »

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Anatomy of Our Kids Kenpo Classes

Anatomy of Our Kids Kenpo Classes

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Our kids class at Bowley Kenpo Karate, while not a huge volume of students compared to some other karate schools, is an awesomely diverse group. It runs from students of a young age to special learning needs. Our dojo culture is, in part, defined because of having a diverse student group. We wouldn’t want it any other way. With … Read entire article »

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Sparring Drills and Balance Drills

Sparring Drills and Balance Drills

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Drills build skills. Beyond talking through the applications of Kenpo and the demonstration of Kenpo, students have to practice. Drills focus on small aspects which can then be built into larger techniques. In class recently we’ve done different sparring drills, like clashes, defense-only, and more traditional matches. We’ve also done balance drills as part of our regular … Read entire article »

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