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Shitoryu Karate defense and offense principles – P. 1

Five principles of defense (“Uke no go gensoku”) Five principles of offense (“Seme no go gensoku”) Teni vs Karauke Teni = Essentially avoiding your opponent’s attack using body movement. Stepping out in all directions. Karauke = Instant counterattack after avoiding … Continue reading

Shitoryu’s Characteristics

Shitō-ryū is a combination of 4 main karate systems (Shuri-te, Naha-te, Tomari-te and Hakkaku-Ken “Crane Fist”), which attempts to unite the diverse roots of karate. On one hand, Shitō-ryū has the physical strength and long powerful stances of Shuri-te derived … Continue reading