Karate techniques can be practiced at full force and speed on kick pads, punching bags and similar equipment. Makiwara is only for those of 18 years and above and is optional training for all.

Punching Bag - Heavy Bag Workout
Punching Bag - Heavy Bag Workout
Performed by: Sensei Tetsuji Nakamura Punching bags and heavy bags provide a more free moving target and enable the practitioner to strike the bag from all angle with basically any technique. The bag can be stuck lightly to build speed and timing, hard to build striking power or with a combination of speed and strength to develop real fighting skill.