Pinewood Welcome Video

This is a welcome video for the student who is new to the Pinewood system. It provides some basic background behind Pinewood Karate.

New Student Objective

This video helps to orient the new student and explains what his or her primary objectives are when training in the Pinewood Karate system.

Introduction to the Basics

This video introduces what you will be learning throughout the sequence of videos that are designed to prepare you for training as a white belt at Pinewood Karate.

Dojo Etiquette

Here you will learn the basics of proper etiquette while training inside the Pinewood Karate dojo.

Uniform Care

This video will teach you to properly care for your Pinewood Karate gi (uniform) including how to tie your belt and fold your uniform.

Pinewood Karate Tumbling

In order for tumbling to be effective and to avoid injury proper technique must be followed. This video will show proper form and technique for somersaults, shoulder rolls, kart wheels and falls.

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Horse Stance

The Horse Stance is the first basic stance you will learn as a Pinewood Karate student.

Forward Stance

The Forward Stance is very similar to a lunge and allows a great deal of force to be placed into a forward strike.

Back Stance

The Back Stance is a defensive stance that shifts 80 percent of the weight to the back foot.

Fighting Stance

In this tutorial Megan will demonstrate the Pinewood Karate basic fighting stance.

Down Block.

In this tutorial Laurie and Megan Andrews explain the Down Block.

High Block

In this tutorial Laurie and Megan Andrews explain the High Block.

Hand Techniques

This hand techniques training video instructs the student how to create a strong first and includes Pinewood Karate punch methods.

Kicks

This Video will teach you fundamental Pinewood Karate kicking techniques. This video covers the Front Snap Kick and the Round House Kick.

Taikyoku Shodan

Averyl Andrews will show you the steps and details of the first basic Pinewood Karate kata or form, Taikyoku Shodan.

Taikyoku Nidan

Averyl Andrews will show you the steps and details of the second basic Pinewood Karate kata or form, Taikyoku Nidan.

Taikyoku Sandan

Averyl Andrews will show you the steps and details of the third basic Pinewood Karate kata or form, Taikyoku Sandan.

Pinewood Karate Animals

Pinewood Karate Animals are a group of exercises that help strengthen the body and mimic the movements of various animals.