Many kicks – 10/1/10 – Friday Karate class

Sensei Brien gave us a hard class tonight. We spent a long time working on kicks again.

Kihon….

We started out at a 45 degree angle, then we pivoted to the right, then the left with reverse punch. Then we did the same drill but two moves for every one count. This is a really good drill to get the hips warmed up and working.

Next came torture or wait, partner kicks. We stood with in front of our partner, and did side thrust kicks, then roundhouse kicks and then side snap kicks many times with each leg. We did the same drill again but added reverse punch after each kick.

Kata…

We finished up class working on kata. We did Heian 2 through Heian 5, Tekki Shodan, Jion, Bassai Dai and Sochin.

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