This video is Lesson 1 for a beginners guide to Kenpo Karate.
For any technique, you must be able to trace your line of power. By this I mean that you must be able to trace a line from your striking point (knuckles, elbow, tips of toes, etc.) to your koshi to your supporting foot and into the ground. Imagine a giant tree that is struck by
Karate is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. It was developed partially from the indigenous martial arts of Ryukyu Islands and from Chinese kenpo. Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open hand techniques such as knife-hands, spear-hands,and palm-heel strikes. In