Besides the techniques, there are also stances you need to know:
Then you need to put them together in movement across the floor, which is known as “Kihon Ido.” Here is a very basic set to get you started. Try to do each movement several times moving foward, then turn and do it on the way back to your starting place. Turn, block and finish.
Here’s another example of a [primarily] white belt class. As you will note, sometimes it doesn’t look so good. Don’t worry. With time, repetition and attention to detail, it will. We were all white belts once.
Some more links for you to check out:
- Kihon/Basics Forums
- Goju-Ryu Karate Kihon/Basics
- Kihon Workouts
- Workout Ideas: Balance the Force with Integrated Training
- Getting Back to Basics
- Meditation Basics
- Goju Ryu basics strikes, blocks & kicks
- GOJU-RYU BEGINNERS CLASS – 25 Minutes of White Belt Basics, Taught by 7th Dan –
- Basics by Sensei Furukawa
- Beginners Start Here