Thought For The Week


Thought for the Week (May 16th, 2004)

From Sensei Dan Nichuals
Ushiero Okinawan Karate Club

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Greetings Hanshi, Kyoshi, Sensei and Deshi,

My thoughts on the Chambered Fist

Technique of the Week: Chambered Fist

Keep the chambered fist tight, deep in the pocket and square, not turned. The fist should be parallel with the deck and not bent up or down at the wrist. The fist should be 100% chambered and not drift forward between moves. Keep tension in the chambered position to achieve maximum stroke and power for the released punch. "Load up the Punch."

Domo Arigato,
Sensei Dan Nichuals
Ushiero Okinawan Karate Club