Linked TKRI Video: Sample Kakiya Drills

Boy am I on a roll, posting up videos I mentioned a year or more ago!

The clip below shows some very basic drills that can be done using the kakiya in lieu of a live partner to condition for dynamic drills and responses. Grabs, presses, pulls, blocks and parries can be used in conjunction with a wide variety of strikes and striking combinations. The kakiya is not often seen in modern karate, but it was a common tool in many early Okinawan karate circles. The design seen here is based on information supplied by Mario McKenna with a few liberties taken for adjustability. More detailed drills and  training ideas to follow (in the near future).

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2 responses to “Linked TKRI Video: Sample Kakiya Drills

  1. Pingback: Kakiya pt. 2: Ducking Drill, Low Kick/Entry to Striking Combo « TKRIblog

  2. Pingback: How To: Make Your Own Kakiya « TKRIblog

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