100 push ups – 9/16/08 – Tuesday Karate class

Sensei Noia had us start class with a run to center court and back and then to full court and back five times.  After that, he had us jog backward and when he said go, we had to turn and sprint to the end of the gym.

A goal before class ends…

Sensei Noia gave us an interesting goal that we needed to accomplish before class ends.  He said that we needed to do 100 push ups.  They did not have to be consecutive but we had to get it done.

Make your partner do what you want them to do….

We got a partner and one of us got in a horse stance and the other was in a fighting stance.  The object of this drill was for us to the person in the horse stance to make the person in the fighting stance follow them and draw them.  The horse stance person had to block their partners attacks and if the partner did not move away fast enough, we had to slap their shoulder.

The next drill had both us fighting stance with the same idea of having them follow our movements and do the same thing we did above.  This movement was a little easier since one of us wasn’t in a horse stance but it made it easier for our partner to get in an attack if we got too close.

We finished up class with a few minutes of free sparring but using our jab and reverse punch only.

I did finish my 100 pushups in case anyone is interested.

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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..


One Response to “100 push ups – 9/16/08 – Tuesday Karate class”
  1. Anonymous says:

    That’s rather impressive!

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