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A guide on how to become stronger than your opponents – Part 2

In this episode, I talk about explosive strength, aka power, and how it is related to your karate performance. Here I share some of the methods used to increase explosive power and which one might be the most appropriate for karate. So, stay tuned and enjoy. If you have not heard the first episode where I talk about maximal strength, I suggest to so, before diving into his one. Episode Show notes and links: What is power and what are three methods we can use to develop it [2:10] Power is strength compressed in time. Power (P) = Force (F) x Velocity (V) To increase power we need to either become stronger or become faster. Methods used for developing power, aka explosive strength Olimpic lifts: push jerk, power clean, power snatch, squat snatch. Dynamic-effort method - bench press, box squat, squat, etc. Plyometrics Ballistic method Olimpic liftsand dynamiceffort exercises [4:35] Many athletes have successfully used Olimpic liftsdo develop powerful bodies. They incorporate whole body ...

26 MINJAN 17
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A guide on how to become stronger than your opponents – Part 2

A guide on ho​​​​w to get stronger than​ your opponent – Part 1

If you've asked me about strength training related to your karate performance 5 or 10 years ago, the answer would have been different than the one I share in this episode. Today, this is my answer in a nutshell. The questions I usually get are: What are the right exercises? How many repetitions should I do? What is the correct load and intensity? Should I preferweights or body weight exercises? Fast or slow execution? How often? In this episode, which is the first of the series of episodes that will follow, I cover some general aspectsof strength training and informationthat will help you to structure a maximal strength training routine. Strength is the ability of a muscle or muscle group to generate muscle force under specific conditions. Maximal Strength is the ability of a muscle or a group of muscles to produce a maximal voluntary contraction in responseto optimal motivation against an external load. Before you even start constructing a strength plan there are things you should ...

30 MINJAN 7
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A guide on ho​​​​w to get stronger than​ your opponent – Part 1

The Karate Journey of The Twin Sisters Mishela and Marijana

In this episode, we are talking with twin sisters who originally come from Macedonia but now liveand pursuetheir karate career in Australia, under the umbrellaof the Australian Karate Federation. Both compete in kata, and they are the first karate athletes who have gotten a scholarship from the prestigious Western AustralianInstitute of Sport. Marijana and Mishela started training karate from a very young age and have been competing since they were six. Sports accomplishments: U21 World Championship Silver Medal 2015 Indonesia, team kata; European bronze medal 2016 Cyprus, team kata; European bronze medal 2014 Portugal, team kata; Premier Leagues Tournaments(team kata) - Gold medal, Istanbul 2015; Silver medal, Istanbul 2016; Bronze medal, Salzburg; Bronze medal, Istanbul 2014; One gold (Corfu cadets) and three bronze medals at World Cups in Croatia U21 and junior category (Marijana) Two silver (Corfu cadets and Croatia juniors) and one bronze medal at World Cups, Croatia U21 (Mishe...

35 MIN2018 SEP 15
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The Karate Journey of The Twin Sisters Mishela and Marijana

Mijat Vojvodic – road to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, karate training, nutrition and much more

In this episode as a guest, we have Mijat Vojvodic (@mijat.vojdovic,@midzagram). He comes from Montenegro, and he's a member of the national karate team. He competes in kata individual and kata team, and on top of hisseven nationaltitlesin senior category in kata individual, he is a medal winner from a Junior World Championship, World University Championship in Bratislava, Karate 1 Premier League tournaments, Balkan and Mediterranean championships and other international tournaments. Throughout our conversation, we talk about his sports accomplishments and training routines. His contract with Shureido, the famous Japanesecompany for karate gear. We also discuss his kata and conditioning training, nutrition, andsupplements he uses for recovery and staying focused during tournaments. I hope you are going to enjoy this conversation as much as I did. Links: Shureido Karategi company 53rd EKF Senior Championships, Novi Sad, Serbia, May 10-13 Show notes: Mijat introduces himself [2:30] Fi...

28 MIN2018 MAY 6
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Mijat Vojvodic – road to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, karate training, nutrition and much more

Ilja Smorguner – from taekwondo to world-class​ karate athlete

"It's all in your head" - Ilja Smorguner In today’s episode, as our guest, we have Ilja Sorguner (@ismorguner, @Ken_and_Ilja). Ilja isaGerman karate athlete, national team member since 2013, 2x World championship medalist, 5x National Champion in kata individual. He is also one of the founders of TEAM Ki, a YouTube channel where you can find great information and advice for improving your karate. In this interview, Ilja talks about his karate beginnings. He reveals the reason why he had started training Shito-Ryu kata and the mindset and strategies he developed to improve his performance. Furthermore, he shares some of his training routines, technical performance, conditioning and much more. What was your favorite part and information shared in this episode? Please share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments. Links, information, and people mentioned in the episode: Eimi Kurita Joachim Wursthorn - Ettenheim http://www.shinbukai.de Antonio Diaz - Venezuela Ryo Kiyuna - Japan ...

74 MIN2018 APR 19
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Ilja Smorguner – from taekwondo to world-class​ karate athlete

Vlatka Kiuk – insides, tips and information shared by Croatian national​ kata team member

Vlatka Kiuk (Vlatka Kiuk, #Vla Tka) lives in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. She's a member of the national senior karate team in kata, and a medal winner at European, Mediterranean, and Karate1 Premier League tournaments. Besides herprofessional career as an athlete, she also works as a fitnesscoach, which is something she's passionate about. If I have to describe her with one word, it would be "A Giver." A person who likes to delight others, always spreading positive energy. In this episode, we cover many topics such as Vlatka's first experience in karate and obstacles she had to overcome throughout her career, her mental training techniques that helped her to get back on track, strength and karate training, morning routines and much more. What was your favorite part and information shared in this episode? Please share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments. Links form the Episode Mentalni Trening(Mental Training) Head Space Squat jump - Vlatka's Go to Exercise Strength Tra...

55 MIN2018 FEB 5
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Vlatka Kiuk – insides, tips and information shared by Croatian national​ kata team member
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Latest Episodes

A guide on how to become stronger than your opponents – Part 2

In this episode, I talk about explosive strength, aka power, and how it is related to your karate performance. Here I share some of the methods used to increase explosive power and which one might be the most appropriate for karate. So, stay tuned and enjoy. If you have not heard the first episode where I talk about maximal strength, I suggest to so, before diving into his one. Episode Show notes and links: What is power and what are three methods we can use to develop it [2:10] Power is strength compressed in time. Power (P) = Force (F) x Velocity (V) To increase power we need to either become stronger or become faster. Methods used for developing power, aka explosive strength Olimpic lifts: push jerk, power clean, power snatch, squat snatch. Dynamic-effort method - bench press, box squat, squat, etc. Plyometrics Ballistic method Olimpic liftsand dynamiceffort exercises [4:35] Many athletes have successfully used Olimpic liftsdo develop powerful bodies. They incorporate whole body ...

26 MINJAN 17
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A guide on how to become stronger than your opponents – Part 2

A guide on ho​​​​w to get stronger than​ your opponent – Part 1

If you've asked me about strength training related to your karate performance 5 or 10 years ago, the answer would have been different than the one I share in this episode. Today, this is my answer in a nutshell. The questions I usually get are: What are the right exercises? How many repetitions should I do? What is the correct load and intensity? Should I preferweights or body weight exercises? Fast or slow execution? How often? In this episode, which is the first of the series of episodes that will follow, I cover some general aspectsof strength training and informationthat will help you to structure a maximal strength training routine. Strength is the ability of a muscle or muscle group to generate muscle force under specific conditions. Maximal Strength is the ability of a muscle or a group of muscles to produce a maximal voluntary contraction in responseto optimal motivation against an external load. Before you even start constructing a strength plan there are things you should ...

30 MINJAN 7
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A guide on ho​​​​w to get stronger than​ your opponent – Part 1

The Karate Journey of The Twin Sisters Mishela and Marijana

In this episode, we are talking with twin sisters who originally come from Macedonia but now liveand pursuetheir karate career in Australia, under the umbrellaof the Australian Karate Federation. Both compete in kata, and they are the first karate athletes who have gotten a scholarship from the prestigious Western AustralianInstitute of Sport. Marijana and Mishela started training karate from a very young age and have been competing since they were six. Sports accomplishments: U21 World Championship Silver Medal 2015 Indonesia, team kata; European bronze medal 2016 Cyprus, team kata; European bronze medal 2014 Portugal, team kata; Premier Leagues Tournaments(team kata) - Gold medal, Istanbul 2015; Silver medal, Istanbul 2016; Bronze medal, Salzburg; Bronze medal, Istanbul 2014; One gold (Corfu cadets) and three bronze medals at World Cups in Croatia U21 and junior category (Marijana) Two silver (Corfu cadets and Croatia juniors) and one bronze medal at World Cups, Croatia U21 (Mishe...

35 MIN2018 SEP 15
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The Karate Journey of The Twin Sisters Mishela and Marijana

Mijat Vojvodic – road to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, karate training, nutrition and much more

In this episode as a guest, we have Mijat Vojvodic (@mijat.vojdovic,@midzagram). He comes from Montenegro, and he's a member of the national karate team. He competes in kata individual and kata team, and on top of hisseven nationaltitlesin senior category in kata individual, he is a medal winner from a Junior World Championship, World University Championship in Bratislava, Karate 1 Premier League tournaments, Balkan and Mediterranean championships and other international tournaments. Throughout our conversation, we talk about his sports accomplishments and training routines. His contract with Shureido, the famous Japanesecompany for karate gear. We also discuss his kata and conditioning training, nutrition, andsupplements he uses for recovery and staying focused during tournaments. I hope you are going to enjoy this conversation as much as I did. Links: Shureido Karategi company 53rd EKF Senior Championships, Novi Sad, Serbia, May 10-13 Show notes: Mijat introduces himself [2:30] Fi...

28 MIN2018 MAY 6
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Mijat Vojvodic – road to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, karate training, nutrition and much more

Ilja Smorguner – from taekwondo to world-class​ karate athlete

"It's all in your head" - Ilja Smorguner In today’s episode, as our guest, we have Ilja Sorguner (@ismorguner, @Ken_and_Ilja). Ilja isaGerman karate athlete, national team member since 2013, 2x World championship medalist, 5x National Champion in kata individual. He is also one of the founders of TEAM Ki, a YouTube channel where you can find great information and advice for improving your karate. In this interview, Ilja talks about his karate beginnings. He reveals the reason why he had started training Shito-Ryu kata and the mindset and strategies he developed to improve his performance. Furthermore, he shares some of his training routines, technical performance, conditioning and much more. What was your favorite part and information shared in this episode? Please share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments. Links, information, and people mentioned in the episode: Eimi Kurita Joachim Wursthorn - Ettenheim http://www.shinbukai.de Antonio Diaz - Venezuela Ryo Kiyuna - Japan ...

74 MIN2018 APR 19
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Ilja Smorguner – from taekwondo to world-class​ karate athlete

Vlatka Kiuk – insides, tips and information shared by Croatian national​ kata team member

Vlatka Kiuk (Vlatka Kiuk, #Vla Tka) lives in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. She's a member of the national senior karate team in kata, and a medal winner at European, Mediterranean, and Karate1 Premier League tournaments. Besides herprofessional career as an athlete, she also works as a fitnesscoach, which is something she's passionate about. If I have to describe her with one word, it would be "A Giver." A person who likes to delight others, always spreading positive energy. In this episode, we cover many topics such as Vlatka's first experience in karate and obstacles she had to overcome throughout her career, her mental training techniques that helped her to get back on track, strength and karate training, morning routines and much more. What was your favorite part and information shared in this episode? Please share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments. Links form the Episode Mentalni Trening(Mental Training) Head Space Squat jump - Vlatka's Go to Exercise Strength Tra...

55 MIN2018 FEB 5
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Vlatka Kiuk – insides, tips and information shared by Croatian national​ kata team member
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