Kihon 基本 - Basics

These basics form the foundation for all your karate.  Learn and train kihon to the best of your ability and the rest will fall into place.  Kihon and kata provide a standard method for practicing and developing the technicalities of combat movement.  The video links below have been selected for the best clear and concise explanations provided by masters of Shotokan.

Stances

Do your stances need improving?  Review them here.

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Punches

Check the most common hand and fist attacks here.

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Kicks

Get your kicking techniques right for your Kihon exercises and only then will they be of any use in your Kata and Kumite.  Its worth reviewing the basics here.

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Blocks

Check your basic blocks here.

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