Karate defensive hand techniques

 to say, one’s entire strength is concentrated at the point and the moment of impact, after which

the muscles are immediately relaxed. As a result, pain or even injury may be inflicted

parry alone,

When parrying, however, you should always have a counterattack ready to follow up with.

Be sure that you maintain a good posture and balance and try always to take advantage of your

opponent’s momentum and strength to upset his balance and posture.



As in the attacking techniques, many of the parries used in karate are ‘focused’. That iswith theand the opponent sufficiently discouraged from attempting any further attack.