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Martial Arts

This video is a tutorial for Mawashi Geri (roundhouse kick to “head height”) #1 in Jiyu Ippon. This Shotokan Karate video and more, are all in attempt to bring precision and understanding to the art, through kinesiology.

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This is another Jiyu Ippon tutorial video, but this time it’s for #1 against Chudan, which is stepping forward stomach punch. Stay tuned for more.

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This video is a tutorial of Kihon Ippon #3, against Jodan. There is more to come in this series. Thank you for watching.

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Shotokan Karate tutorial: Kihon Ippon #2 Jodan (Face Punch)

From Shotokan Karate, here is Kihon Ippon #2. Thank you for watching.

Shotokan Karate tutorial: Sanbon Kumite #2

Here is a video tutorial for Sanbon Kumite #2. Stay tuned for more Shotokan Karate videos.

Shotokan Karate tutorial: Jiyu Ippon #2 Jodan (Face Punch)

This is the second technique in Jiyu Ippon against Jodan. Thank you for watching.

Shotokan Karate tutorial: Jiyu Ippon #1 Jodan (Face Punch)

Shotokan Karate utilizes different concepts and stages of tutorial, all of which can be interpreted as art, as well as practical applications for real world fight scenarios. Jiyu Ippon is really the precursor to Kumite or fighting. Here is Jiyu Ippon #1 against Jodan, stepping forward face punch. More Jiyu Ippon videos will arrive, shortly. […]

Shotokan Karate tutorial: Kihon Ippon #1 Jodan (Face Punch)

Here is a tutorial video for Kihon Ippon #1 against Jodan (Stepping Forward Face Punch) in Shotokan Karate. Thank you for watching and I hope you found this demonstration to be useful. Edit: All videos posted after this one, have much improved audio.

Shotokan Karate tutorial: Sanbon Kumite #1

Here is a full tutorial for Sanbon Kumite #1, from Shotokan Karate. Thank you for watching and stay tuned for future tutorial videos. Edit: Shotokan Karate videos posted November 14th, 2019 and beyond, have improved audio.

Nintendo Switch – Shotokan Karate fun on Paul Gale Network.

Here is a short, fun little video that I made today that shows my passion for both Nintendo and martial arts. It’s both Nintendo Switch and Shotokan Karate in one! Enjoy and here’s to Nintendo Switch in just 24 more days…March 3rd!

Paul Gale’s 3rd Degree Black Belt (Sandan) exam in Shotokan Karate.

On December 20th, 2013, I took my 3rd Degree Black belt exam in Shotokan Karate and now have the video to share. Thank you to my wife Kim and fellow dojo member, Ken, for filming the test, Saad for being my Kumite partner, and PGN’s own David Razavi for editing everything together…including adding in some […]

UFC 154: Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit. Here’s to a great fight!

In another 15 minutes, UFC 154: Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit is going to be underway and the card is definitely a promising one. I have no doubt that with some of these matchups, we’ll get a quick knockout here, a hearty war there, and probably a few surprises. That’s what you simply come to […]

UFC 153: Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar…what a fight, what a card.

The UFC put on one terrific pay per view event last night in 153: Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar. The Brazil fans were as vocal as ever and for good reason too. I think every fight was just excellent. Submissions, knockouts, all out wars, and some extremely resilient fighters. A big congratulations to all of […]

Congratulations to Jon Jones and Demetrious Johnson on a great showing at UFC 152.

The UFC had another exciting pay per view tonight, with a great main event between Jon Jones and Vitor Belfort and an interesting first ever flyweight championship match between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez. Jon defended his UFC Light Heavyweight championship in the 4th round against Vitor, with a well placed submission, after dominating for […]

New Muay Thai workout wear from Thailand. Videos coming soon.

One of my clients just came back from Thailand and brought for me some really cool workout wear. Really nice Muay Thai shorts, tank top, and hat…thanks buddy. This summer I plan on putting these clothes to good work by doing a new Muay Thai workout video.

Two more pictures from yesterday’s martial arts photo shoot.

If yesterday’s photo shoot represented the “Ken” in me (and that’s Street Fighter’s Ken…not Barbie’s), then today’s is definitely more Ryu. These were also taken the other day at Stoney Point Park, CA and as with past outdoor martial arts training events…there’s just nothing quite like it. Classic Shotokan Karate back stance with knife hand […]

Martial arts photo shoot from Stoney Point Park.

Earlier today I went to Stoney Point Park to do some outdoor training, which included rock climbing, boulder hopping, martial arts, and nunchaku practice. Two friends came with me and took some cool pictures and videos while I was going about, doing my stuff. I think the shots they took turned out really good and […]

Shotokan Karate tutorial: Kanku Sho

Here is a tutorial video for one of the advanced black belt katas in Shotokan Karate: Kanku Sho. In this video, I first demonstrate each movement of Kanku Sho, step by step and then follow up with a normal paced run of the kata. This is an advanced black belt kata with many small details […]

Shotokan Karate tutorial: Jion

Here is a tutorial video for the eighth kata in Shotokan Karate: Jion. In this video, I first demonstrate each movement of Jion, step by step and then follow up with a normal paced run of the kata. Thank you for your support and I hope that this piece was of some help in your […]