Thursday Karate class and workout.

Morning workout:

Dynamic stretching:

Leg swings to the front, side and back – 2 x 12.

Karate:

Moving forward and backward, downward block – 8 each way.
Moving forward and backward, rising block – 8 each way.
Moving forward and backward, inward block – 8 each way.
Moving forward and backward, outward block – 8 each way.
Moving forward and backward, downward block reverse punch – 8 each way.
Moving forward and backward, rising block reverse punch – 8 each way.
Moving forward and backward, inward block reverse punch – 8 each way.
Moving forward and backward, outward block reverse punch – 8 each way.
Moving forward and backward, back stance, knife hand block, front leg front kick and nukite – 5 each way.

Very good class.

We spent a lot of time working on bascis.  I was trying to pay special attention to my hips and was trying to make the punches come from them.  Our focus was mostly on the legs and striking with our shins instead of using our punches.

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Doug is a Shotokan Karate student that enjoys sharing his Karate training experiences with everyone. He is a Computer Consultant, an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, blogger and a freelance writer..

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