Posts Tagged as makiwara

Our Exercise/Makiwara/Bag Station

Our Exercise/Makiwara/Bag Station

The equipment that Jason built for us has been working out very well, and I’ve decided to call it the EMB Station. While I was at the dojo today, I decided to take some nicer pictures of it to upload. This is probably the most pictures I’ve ever put into one post, so hopefully people with slow connections don’t have too much trouble!

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The Makiwara

The Makiwara

The makiwara (literally “wrapped straw”) post is an iconic piece of karate training equipment that has a little bit of mystery behind it.  Most often you will hear people talking about using it to toughen their knuckles, but that is…

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