Karin Prinsloo – Karate Blog

6th Dan Japanese Karate Association – A Instructor B Examiner B Judge – Australia Karate Federation Accredited Coach – AKF State Level Referee

Karin Prinsloo – Dynamic Karate Training – Arm Drills

Plyometrics, also known as “jump training” or “plyos”, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing power (speed-strength).
Karate requires explosive speed and power, and need simulated, application of plyometric training exercises to match. Here are some plyometric exercises which you can use by yourself, or in the dojo. Remember to try simulate the trajectory of karate technique. This is highly effective and simple to do.