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RoundhouseWhen you are performing kicks stepping forward from one front stance to another, it is typical for your arms to become over involved in the activity and swing one way and the other. This is especially true when round kicking. Try this exercise:

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karateFit.jpgMany people face the challenge of trying to get back into training, after taking time off. Whether they were black belts when they left or not, the issues all returning karate participants face are the same.

Who wants to get back into it?

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karateFit.jpgThe Workout .. returning back to karate training after an absence

This training session lasts about 20 minutes. That is plenty of training your first day back. One of the biggest mistakes people make is training too long during their first return workout. Being accustomed to longer, more strenuous workouts can leave our minds thinking we can do a lot more training than we can do safely. The dissonance between memory and body conditioning can be large. Stick to shorter workouts.

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Neck Stretches, Shoulder Shrugs,Wrist Stretches and Chest Stretch exercises

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When discussing martial arts acumen, the subject of grip strength rarely comes up. That’s a shame, because it certainly should. Think about how many techniques in Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and wrestling involve grabbing the wrist forcefully. More than you can count, right? How about grabbing and holding the gi in martial arts? Innumerable.

On top of it all, grip strength can improve punching power and help ward off wrist injuries when striking with the hands.

So here are five grip strength exercises worth adding to your exercise regimen.Remember to ask a doctor before doing this or any exercise.

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yoga4Wondering what this amazingly simple method can do for you?

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yogaFrom the base position, inhale from the mouth through the 'tubular' tongue. As the air flows over the moist tongue, it greatly reduces the temperature of the inhaled breath.

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The different styles of martial arts out there are so vast that it’s sometimes hard to keep track. All of these require different techniques, skills, and athleticism from practitioners. But there’s one thing that remains consistent throughout all of them: The need to be flexible.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighters must stay flexible in order to pull off that triangle choke. Kickboxers must be limber enough to deliver that high kick. Which leads to the inevitable question: what’s the secret to flexibility?

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Hojo undo is supplementary exercises where one uses various implements and aids to encourage and develop ambidextrous physical strength, stamina, muscle co-ordination, speed and posture. Hojo undo is not practiced merely for the development of physical strength, but rather it has many other benefits associated with its consistent practice and logical approach.
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What is Yoga Therapy?

Ancient yog techniques, due to their psychological and physical effect on body and mind can be employed in the treatment and management of Physiological and psychosomatic disorders, but it should be remembered, that basically traditional yog was not developed as a system of therapy.

Yoga therapy in its present form is a new discipline, created by the marriage of traditional yog with modern medicine. By tailoring yoga practices to individual needs. Whilst taking medical consideration into account, yoga therapy is more effective than general yoga practice as a safe means of treating medical conditions and also applies equal focus on mind, body and spirit, but avoids judgment and communicates the form and essence of yoga.

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