On behalf of Expert Village my name is Richard Acuna from Champion Martial Arts in Miami, Florida, today we are showing you beginners judo. Okay on this clip we are going to show a front roll that we usually teach the youngsters and the newcomers so they get a feeling what it is to roll on the mat. […]
Okay, so after all those basic rolls and flips, now we know how to do Forms. Basically a Form is a combination of the hands, legs, eyes, body and movements. Basically, practicing the Forms enables us to get a better posture and it gives us a better reflexing in the case that we needed for attack and defense. […]
After awhile, we learn how to kick. So, let me first show you a Forward Kick. One, two. Okay, that’s the Forward Kick. Oblique kick. Similar to Forward Kick, just kick to the opposite side. One, two. We got Outward Kick. Inward Kick. Okay. Side Kick. We also have many kicks on the air.
Let me show you what you could do with your body, or your legs or your hands after practicing the Iron Bodies. The first thing I’m going to show you to do, breaking the stick with your legs, kicking. Okay. As you could see, my students holding the sticks for me, okay. These are the sticks, it’s what […]
This is Yun Yang Wang from Wang’s Martial Art and on behalf of the Expert Village and this is Ms. Esmeralda Sanchez, one of our black belts and we’re demonstrating one of the kung fu routine form called Duan Chuan, short attack fist form. And the starting position would be hands by the side, then starting with a […]
Now let me introduce you to the second stretch, side stretch. I’m going to show you three different ways how you can perform a side stretch. And, of course practicing side stretch regularly will enable you to build a more flexible hamstring. And, of course you can do the splits in the future. Ok. So, let’s get on […]
Why did strikes disappear in Judo, except in some Kata ? We’re coming back to the historical aspect, which deserves our attention. Yes. But next our attention should be focused on Japanese culture. I think both are concerned [history and culture]. But let’s focus on the historical aspect, which is interesting. As we know, Kano Sensei belonged to […]