Kyoshi's Technique of the Week

April 24 th, 2016

This week's thought is from Sensei Kevin Reymond Denshi-Shihan,

Ueshiro Downtown Shorin Ryu Karate Dojo Under the direction of Hanshi Robert Scaglione


Ueshiro Shorin Ryu Karate The 20 Minute Shorin Ryu Karate Workout

Courtesy bow facing east

Standard warm ups -5 reps each instead of 10

Light jumping

10 push ups

30 punches ( with snap ) in jigotai-dachi stance

20 chudan soto-uke from jigotaii dachi or walking across "deck" - full speed and power

20 jodan-uke from jigotai dachi or walking across "deck" - full speed and power

20 gedan-uke starting in jigotai-dachi and shifting right then left - full speed and power

Light jumping

50 deep knee bends Kicks:

> Heels together, hands up and in front, 20 kicks, alternating right then left

> Left leg forward, natural walking stance - 10 each side

> Left leg forward, shizentai-dachi stance - 10 kicks rear leg

> Right leg forward, shizentai-dachi stance - 10 kicks rear leg

> Left leg forward, shizentai-dachi stance - 10 kicks front leg

> Right leg forward, shizentai-dachi stance - 10 kicks front leg

> Right leg forward, kosa-dachi - 20 kicks

Light jumping

10 punches - jigotai-dachi stance - full speed and power

Kata (1)

1 half speed and power, followed by 6 snap, followed by 1 full speed and power, followed by 1 half speed and power

Light jumping

25 sit ups

Neck exercises -

10 chin to chest - 20 left center righ - 10 chin to chest

Light jumping

30 punches - jigotai-dachi stance - full speed and power

Select highest kata or favorite kata and perform full speed and power

Favorite stretches - legs and arms

Courtesy bow facing east


Notes:

(1) Recommend that the student selects one kata for the 10 repititions

(2) 5 or 6 jumps just to lossen up

(3) This workout can be accomplished in 20 minutes if the student keeps moving, stays focused and breaths properly.

 

Arigato,

Hanshi Sensei Kevin Reymond Denshi-Shihan,

Ueshiro Downtown Shorin Ryu Karate Dojo Under the direction of Hanshi Robert Scaglione