Much has been written on this channel about André Bertel sensei (7th Dan). This time we just let pictures speak for themselves.Continue Reading "André Bertel – The Karate Giant"
Do you suffer from osteoarthritis, have an artificial joint – or would you like to prevent both? Then Welcome!Continue Reading "Cyborg Karate with an artificial hip – 8 tips for your training"
Lucky me, I had the rare chance to attend a seminar with the world famous Karate Nerd™ Jesse Enkamp. Oh dear, my hand still hurts – from taking 19 pages of hand-written notes!Continue Reading "When the Karate Nerd asked me to steal his belt"
Devoutly, I look at the chancel of the Frauenkirche (“Church of Our Lady”) of Dresden, when suddenly someone from behind takes me in a chokehold.Continue Reading "Kakuyoku – Crane’s wings in Freital"
Is the study of karate really a life’s work, or could there perhaps be a faster approach?Continue Reading "If Pareto had been a Karate-ka"
Karate Seminar in Halle/Westfalia (Germany) with André Bertel sensei.Continue Reading "We just can’t get enough"
The internet is full of brand reviews, product tests and device unboxings. Their objective is to help consumers to navigate through a jungle of product choices and to answer the simple question: is it worth buying or not?Continue Reading "André Bertel’s Karate – A Review"
In 2002 I had the unique opportunity to participate to a university exchange program with an engineering school in Shanghai. On the day of my arrival I opened the local Yellow Pages and searched for a nearby Karate Dojo. Little did I know that a life-changing experience would follow.
Continue Reading "2002: A life-changing Karate Experience in China"
Hello and Osu!
If you answer the next two questions with “yes”, this article may be for you.
- Are you an enthusiastic Karate-Ka?
- Are you currently in or plan to visit Tokyo?