ACCELERATION COURSE OF FIST PUSH OF GYAKU-ZUKI

  • Peter Emmermacher
  • Kerstin Witte
  • Martin Hofmann
Keywords: karate, Gyaku-Zuki, acceleration

Abstract

The purpose of this study is the presentation of a biomechanical pilot study researching Gyaku-Zuki in karate. Particularly, the influence of the acceleration of the fist to the pushing time were analysed. On the basis of the results of five karateka having different levels of performance, the effect of the acceleration can be determined as an individual characteristic.
Published
2008-03-16
Section
Coaching and Sports Activities