Okinawa Shorin-ryu
New Zealand
Matsubayashi-ryu karate & kobudo
Okinawa Shorin Ryu New Zealand
Matsubayashi Ryu
Karate - Kobudo

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Okinawa Shorin Ryu New Zealand
Matsubayashi Ryu
Karate - Kobudo

Training:
Forearm conditioning
with makiwara





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Okinawa Shorin Ryu New Zealand Copyright 2006
The various parts of the body used for atemi are traditionally hardened or toughened by striking and kicking makiwara to such an extent that they become powerful weapons.
 
 This video shows Kancho Yoshitaka Taira conditioning his forearms  at his Kodokan dojo in Urasoe city, Okinawa in 2001.
Training:
Forearm conditioning with makiwara


The various parts of the body used for atemi are traditionally hardened or toughened by striking and kicking makiwara to such an extent that they become powerful weapons.
 
 This video shows Kancho Yoshitaka Taira conditioning his forearms  at his Kodokan dojo in Urasoe city, Okinawa in 2001.