Hojo undo

Strengthening and conditioning the body. Hojo undo are supplementary conditioning exercises specifically used in karate and designed to develop ambidextrous physical strength, stamina, muscle coordination, speed, and posture. […]

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Lessons from Hanshi Chuck Merriman

Hanshi Merriman, 9th degree Black Belt, attended EMAC’s National Black Belt Grading and Gasshuku, Oct. 23-24, 2009. The event was hosted by Sensei Brian Lowry, Chief Instructor, Napanee Karate Club & President, EMAC Canada. Merriman Sensei observed the National Black Belt grading, and was impressed with the spirit of the students. He taught seminars to Dan ranks, and shared his lifetime experience in the Martial Arts. As the highest ranking person in North America in Jundokan Goju-Ryu, we are greatly honoured! […]

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