How to Counter-Attack your opponent in Karate | Olympians’ Tips

COACHES’ TIPS COUNTER-ATTACK I’d like to move on now from the basics, gestures in the various kumite items to the “jiu nippon unite” style. I’ll then show how to counter-attack using the freestyle techniques that I’ll demonstrate. These are linked to the techniques used in competitions. To begin with, there’s the middle range counter-attack in response to a “Kizami Tsuki” […]

Nakivale Refugees Create Own D.I.Y. Gym and Weights | Camps to Champs

My name is Yvan Mwenbia, I am 25 years old. I love lifting weights. We build them using metal, stones and sand. We don’t even know how much they weigh. (CAMPS TO CHAMPS) (THE POWER OF SPORT FOR THE DISPLACED) (NAKIVALE, UGANDA) (HOME TO AROUND 100,000 REFUGEES) (GUS KENWORTHY (USA) FREESTYLE SKIING) (SOCHI 2014 SILVER MEDALLIST) Hey, How’s it going? […]

Ngāpuhi weightlifter Kanah Andrews Nahu breaks records at Arafura Games

The Ngapuhi teenage powerhouse Kanah Andrews Nahu has broken yet another string of weight lifting records. While competing in Darwin at the Arafura Games, a qualifying event for next year’s Olympics, the 18-year-old broke three Oceania junior records and three NZ under 20 records in the under 76-kilogram class, enough to bring home a gold medal for her weight class. […]