Lesson 2 Kihon and Breakfalls

Breakfalls, learn them early

It's important to begin learning how to fall safely from an early stage in karate. Take a few minutes to watch this tutorial, and practice thoroughly before taking on an throws.

What is Kihon?

Kihon means "basics" or "fundamentals" in Japanese. These are the basic techniques that you will need in order to proceed in karate. Here we will isolate the individual strikes and kicks you will need as we begin introducing the basic drills in future lessons.

Basic Strikes

Basic Kicks