Die gefestigte Hüfte (Shotokan Karate)
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Die gefestigte Hüfte (Shotokan Karate)

December 3, 2019

THE STABILIZING HIP Welcome Today we want to talk again about the usage of the hips they can be divided into three main groups the open, the closed and the stable hip When the hip is opened, it is about techniques of defense, which will all be executed with the front arm for example Gedan barai closed hip Gyaku zuki or also techniques of defense, which are executed with the back arm Today we want to focus on the stable hip respectively focus on the stabilization of the whole body we see this again and again in various forms, depends on the technique Let’s look at this, today, through Oi zuki, Mae geri, Yoko geri kekomi and Yoko geri keage In the Oi zuki, the hip is fixed at the front and this happens at the same time with the stretching of the back leg At the same time the hip slightly turns in the same direction of the affronting arm once reached the Kime-point the hip is fixed At the Mae geri the hip is pushed forward In the moment, the kick arrives the hip is strengthened In the Yoko geri kekomi, as in the Mae geri, the hip is pushed to the object and strengthened at the Kime-point In the Yoko geri keage the hip is tilted by a rotating movement also here, at the strike, it is strengthened That’s it for today Thank you for watching and see you next time

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  1. if it's possible English subtitles would be great. My German is a little rusty. Thank you Sensei for your uploads.

  2. Und bei dem Oi Tsuki habe ich (Shotokan) es genau andersherum gelernt, Hüfte und Schulter gerade. In den Yoko Geri Kekomi möchte ich aber nicht hineinlaufen.

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