31st European Kyokushin Championship in the city of Swinoujscie, Poland

Kyokushin WORLD Federation posted on their official Facebook page:

13-14 of October 2017 took place in Świnoujście, Poland

31st European Kyokushin Championship

the 31st European Kyokushin Championships with the participation 412 competitors from 24 countries including Japan, USA, Kazakhstan, Lebanon. Continue reading “31st European Kyokushin Championship in the city of Swinoujscie, Poland”

These 18 Pictures Will Show Which Muscles You Stretch

Stretching is important

not only to those who actively do sports but also to those who lead a sedentary lifestyle.

Stretching

Bright Side shares with you these exercises. They will help you to keep your body fit and show which muscles were involved in each exercise.

Important Note: Don’t forget to breathe normally, and make sure you feel no pain. Hold each position for 10 to 30 seconds.

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Martial Arts in Action: Delivering an Axe Kick

Axe kicks are a little debatable as to whether or not

they are actually effective as an offensive technique, and you often only really find them coming out towards the end of bouts as the combatants tire and their opponent’s defense lowers a little.

Martial Arts in Action: Delivering an Axe Kick

Because of the flexibility required to perform an effective axe kick, in other words striking directly on the collar bone, this kick is most associated with female fighters and the young, though there is nothing stopping a full grown man doing it every now and then. Continue reading “Martial Arts in Action: Delivering an Axe Kick”

World Karate day with Shihan Alexey Gorokhov

On October 8, in the Nizhny Novgorod’ School of the Olympic Reserve,

Shihan Alexey Gorokhov

was held a general training, dedicated to the International Karate Day. Training session was under the leadership of Shihan Alexey Gorokhov and leading instructors of the National Sports Foundation “Sport Federation of Kyokushinkai” Continue reading “World Karate day with Shihan Alexey Gorokhov”