This is my web forum for discussion the bodyguard applications of the Shotokan katas, as introduced in Shotokan's Secret, Expanded Edition from Black Belt Books. --- Bruce D. Clayton, Ph.D.
Essays about Karate
Interesting and sometimes controversial essays about traditional karate are here.
My notes on the "basic principles" that let karate people hit so hard are here.
Karate Kata Applications
My notes on kata applications are here.
There are important essays visible here about how to search for applications, but for now the actual applications are behind a password. There is a book in preparation, so this situation is temporary.
The open forum is here.
I permit any topic that isn't actually offensive. I decide.