Karate - Budo  
  The key features and principles for understanding karate  
 

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Contents
Examples of kumite
 
  Introduction
  History
  Styles of karate
  Aims of karate
  Kihon, kata, kumite
  Physical principes
  Bunkai
  Combat
  Aggression and stress
  Kumite in pratice
  Dangerous spots
  Japan, Buddhism & Zen
  Karate and emptiness
  Precepts
  Quotations
  Conclusions
  References
  Author
  Contact
  The book
   
Annexes
    JKA
    Shotokan kata
    Shitoryu kata
    Goju-ryu kata
    Kumite
    Takedown & MMA
    Physical training
    Links

 

 

There are many types of kumite. The examples below represent different forms of championships...

JKA Kumite Links to video

These kumites are often short, in three points (shobu ippon).

The blows are powerful but controlled, in theory ...

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WKF Kumite Links to video

These kumites are often more "sweet", more mobile, longer (in eight points) ...

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Kyokushinkai Kumite Links to video

These are spectacular kumites where the knockout is searched. The blows are worn without control. The face punches are however proscribed ....

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