An integral part of Okinawan Karate and Goju Ryu is the regular practice of Hojo Undo or Supplementary Exercise. Hojo Undo involves physical exercise and use of training equipment to condition the body of the karateka. Hojo undo
develops physical strength, stamina, muscle coordination, speed, and posture.
The exercises practices regularly by Broseley Goju Kan use traditional equipment manufacturered using traditional methods by members of the club.
Some of the equipment used regularly by Broseley Goju Kan and some detail on training techniques are provided by the links below.
|Chishi (Weighted Lever)||Ishi Sashi (Stone Padlocks)|
|Makiwara (Striking post)||Nigiri game (Gripping Jars)|
|Kongoken (Iron Ring)||Tan (Barbell)|
|Makiage Kigu (wrist roller )||Hand Pins (Hand Weights)|
|Tekkan (Iron Rings/Bracelets)||Belt Training|
|Ishi Chishi (Double Handed Chishi)|