FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 41 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
ksusanc, kellypnik123, leyinn, Ron_Cooley, businns
22902 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Dobbersky 12
cxt 7
trevek 6
JKogas 5
TaekwonDoFan 2
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
New Topics
centerline concepts
by futsaowingchun
07/14/14 10:49 PM
language of syllabus
by trevek
07/11/14 03:36 PM
ITF TaeKwonDo or Shotokan Karate????
by Dobbersky
07/10/14 07:14 AM
10 San Sik drills-Wing Chun's foundation
by futsaowingchun
06/30/14 11:20 AM
"Ip Man" and "Ip Man 2" the movies.
by TaekwonDoFan
06/30/14 11:02 AM
Iaido movements speed
by TooNice
04/14/14 01:47 PM
Anderson Silva - Leg Break
by Dobbersky
12/30/13 08:32 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
Gi or no Gi Grappling?
by Prizewriter
04/16/12 02:48 PM
MMA - A passing Fad
by Dobbersky
04/12/12 11:16 AM
Recent Posts
ITF TaeKwonDo or Shotokan Karate????
by cxt
Yesterday at 11:35 AM
centerline concepts
by Dobbersky
07/18/14 06:14 AM
language of syllabus
by trevek
07/14/14 04:50 PM
Gi or no Gi Grappling?
by Dobbersky
07/10/14 07:38 AM
MMA - A passing Fad
by Dobbersky
07/10/14 07:35 AM
Anderson Silva - Leg Break
by Dobbersky
07/09/14 06:13 AM
Throwing
by JKogas
07/03/14 07:40 PM
10 San Sik drills-Wing Chun's foundation
by futsaowingchun
06/30/14 11:20 AM
"Ip Man" and "Ip Man 2" the movies.
by TaekwonDoFan
06/30/14 11:02 AM
Forget all that health stuff
by TaekwonDoFan
06/29/14 03:18 AM
Forum Stats
22902 Members
36 Forums
35563 Topics
432450 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#180998 - 08/24/05 09:01 PM help us learn
znra251 Offline
Member

Registered: 08/14/05
Posts: 39
To all karate students; please check out my website www.karateonline.org and tell me what you think. its got videos of all katas, kumite etc

let me know what you think is missing, what you want to see. add links to your clubs etc and inform me of any good stuff on the net please.

www.karateonline.org www.karateonline.org

Top
#180999 - 08/24/05 11:18 PM Re: help us learn [Re: znra251]
Kintama Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 04/17/05
Posts: 2724
Loc: Massachusetts
The site is good, some of the content itself I would debate.... I have 2 observations that may help:
1) The links to other parts of the site are scattered a bit, making it a little confusing to navigate. Try having some kind of top or side menu 'template' which appears on each page. it seemed as though every page had a different location...this forces the surfer to read more than they perhaps intended and some will give up when they can't find what they are looking for quick enough. (sad reality of wanting things now mentality). However, if you don't care to keep the casual surfer's attention, this advice can be ignored. The opposite strategy could be applied, as in a certain website of a respected member here which forces the visitor to watch a multi-minute scrolling message...I think it's brilliant and portrays a taste of the patience he no doubt requires to learn his art.

2> Ther are many references/media (pictures/links/video/content) which I have either seen before at other sites, or they are referenced directly to the another's page. be careful of copyright. If you've asked permission already to take/copy/link each of those, then ignore the friendly warning.

perhaps this could be a topic of separate discussion, but here's a piece from your site I'd like to hear different opinions of:
Quote:


There have been many changes over the years to what we know today as modern Shotokan. Originally, the style contained numerous throws, locks, and take-down techniques. These are, sadly, left to the history books, but many of these techniques still exist in the Kata, though subtly disguised as fancy jumps and spins.




I've heard there still exists the Shotokan of your history books.

overall, a good first draft.
-Ed

Top
#181000 - 08/25/05 04:17 PM Re: help us learn [Re: znra251]
znra251 Offline
Member

Registered: 08/14/05
Posts: 39
thanks for the feed back. i know the site could be better organised, partly a lack of time and my personality, but i am planing to get it a bit more organised. tidy it up in other words.

On the debatable content, thank god some people accept that kata can be debated, one kata, infinate bunkai. I am still looking for good stuff on bunkai, especially the grappling side of it. might end up making a few of my own videos from training.

The Quote. Who's it from, sounds like ian albenethy or pat mcarthy, luckily at the shotokan club i train at we haven't condemned the grappling side of karate to history just yet. We still practice ground fighting and look at some posible throws in kata, the opening sequence of heian godan for example.

thanks for the feed back, i'll take the comments on board and hopefully the site will be a little easier to navigate. As for the kata, if you know of any good stuff on the web please let me know, my site is essentialy a site bringing together resources and advice, along with some original stuff from me and a few friends.

thanks again

gary

www.karateonline.org

Top


Moderator:  Ames, Cord, MattJ, Reiki, Ronin1966 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga