Style Guide: Karate

Karate is again an umbrella term, this time for many of the martial arts of Japan. It’s considered a hard style, though there are some varieties which have exceptions to this. As a generalization, Karate uses a balance of hand strikes and kicks, and tends to remain in deep stances — but not so low […]

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What is Stage Combat?

“If a fight is to be exciting, believable and yet safe, everyone involved should be aware of two things: firstly that though the people in the script are capable of committing acts of violence, the actors or actresses themselves must always be in total control of their actions; and secondly that while aggression generated on […]

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