Martial arts and mathematics

Many basic principles from mathematics, physics and biomechanics can be found in the different martial arts and of course also in karate. This is mostly about power and energy transfer during shocks, kicks and levers or about angle information e.g. when changing direction within a kata or the correct execution of a technique (correct flexion … Continue reading "Martial arts and mathematics"

Smoothies / whole fruit drinks

Smoothies or whole fruit drinks are made from whole fruits including the fruit pulp. 100% of the fruit is used with the exception of peel and seeds. Fruits, fruit and vegetables pureed with a mixer or - this produces a juice, quickly prepared drink, for young and old with a very high vegetable and fruit … Continue reading "Smoothies / whole fruit drinks"

Yoga exercises - also as a supplement to karate training

The word yoga comes from Indian and means "unity" or "harmony". Yoga and related yoga exercises are used in many different areas. From mental training, relaxation exercises, meditation to physical training, holding exercises to strengthen the muscles to yoga therapy to treat physical complaints such as back pain. Yoga sees itself as a holistic exercise … Continue reading "Yoga exercises - also as a supplement to karate training"

A sporty New Year - Nutrition and Fitness

Every year! The Christmas season is over, the turn of the year has taken place. Of course the time together with the family was enjoyed to the full. The first ones have already exchanged their presents, the Christmas tree has left the flat again, in any case it has been eaten very well and partly … Continue reading "A sporty New Year - Nutrition and Fitness"

Arduino Fitnessboard v1 - Experiment

On the weekend I fortunately had some time for handicrafts and a nice idea for a fitness board for training at home, which is operated from the push-up position. A video can be found further down in this article and on the Youtube channel of tedokai.de. Table of contents:BuildingĀ  an Arduino Fitness BoardFitnessboard - RequirementsFitnessboard … Continue reading "Arduino Fitnessboard v1 - Experiment"

Introduction to Meditation

Meditation (thinking, contemplating) is not only a topic within religious communities such as Buddhism. Also with the Shaolin, which among other things draw their strength from their mind training, and nevertheless in the different martial arts like e.g. Aikido or Karate. In addition, regular meditations are also used in popular sports where body and mind … Continue reading "Introduction to Meditation"

Iain Abernethy - Karate Bunkai Course

Last weekend (February 14th - 15th) the Bunkai course with Iain Abernethy (6th Dan) took place in Achim (near Bremen / Germany). The course was organized and hosted by the Shotokan department of TSV Achim. An estimated 100 to 120 Karateka found their way to Achim to get new ideas and techniques from Iain in … Continue reading "Iain Abernethy - Karate Bunkai Course"