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#436310 - 08/12/14 05:14 AM Re: The Karate punch [Re: Matakiant]
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Karate punches will to me always be considered as grappling skills the push pull as practiced in Judo and Jujitsu not actual punching.
If you look at the origins of Karate through to Koda Te to Shuri Te and Tomari Te and Naha Te and beyond they were grappling arts very close to that practice in Judo and Jujitsu using many skills found in Chin Na an San Shou Kiao Juao.

boxing punches are proven in many conditions to be more powerful than karate punches
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#436321 - 08/26/14 09:27 PM Re: The Karate punch [Re: Matakiant]
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there is no 'karate punch' - there is only a response that works, and one that doesn't. getting caught up in the details is drinking the kool-aid of whatever the particular school is teaching. alot of karate places remind me of esoteric software design..they over-engineer the solution to the problem which leads them down a path of focusing on over-developing minute details instead of the big picture.

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