This 90-minute program, recorded in-studio and on location, covers the entire Goju Ryu karate training regime, from warming up exercises to free sparring. For easy comprehension multiple cameras and slow motion are used, and these are supported by a narration that is clear and lucid. Power Training is a classic presentation by one of the finest karate instructors in the world that is essential viewing for all serious karate exponents, regardless of style. Includes: Supplementary training (Hojo Undo), warming up exercises (Junbi Undo), body conditioning, makiwara training, training with a partner, kata and applications, sparring, and a section on the history of Goju Ryu karate. Featuring Morio Higaonna, 10th Dan Hanshi. Higaonna Sensei was appointed a Living Intangible Cultural Asset of Karate by the Okinawan Prefectural Government in 2012.
For those wishing further information on body conditioning and strength development for karate please use this link to read an interview by a student of Chojun Miyagi, the Founder of Goju Ryu. Shuichi Arakaki.