Karate Classes In Angel

Karate Classes In Angel

Angel Karate Coach

Trying to find a karate teacher or karate instructional classes in Angel ?

What exactly is Karate?

Karate may perhaps be defined as a weapon-less way of self defence. It involves dynamic offensive and defensive techniques applying every part of the body to their highest possible advantage. It is deemed an empty handed martial art that’s intended to defend against armed opponents.

Why It is great To train Karate

Karate training provides both mental and physical rewards that range from more self-confidence along with a heightened feeling of well-being to improved professional performance. Adults and children have fun with the group interaction as they learn together but each in their own pace.

Karate Classes In Angel

Offering Karate classes in Angel created for people from all walks of life both female and male. We provide lessons for people from beginner level all the way through to seasoned Karate enthusiasts. Our Karate pupils can be male or female, old or young, we will help people from all avenues of life, irrespective of their sex or age.

Karate practice (Angel ) – Our Karate Classes in Angel

Karate practice is usually divided into three primary activities:

Kihon (drilling of stances, blocks, punches, strikes and kicks)

Kumite (sparring)

Kata (pre-arranged forms simulating combat situations)

We bring these three activities together to bring a complete Karate tuition experience in Angel .

Karate: historical details

Karate history can be traced back some 1400 years, to Daruma, founding father of Zen Buddhism in Western India. Daruma is said to have introduced Buddhism into China, incorporating spiritual and physical teaching techniques that were so demanding that many of his disciples would drop in exhaustion. In order to give them greater strength and endurance, he developed a more progressive training system, which he recorded in a book, Ekkin-Kyo, which can be considered the first book on karate of all time.

The physical training, heavily imbued with Daruma’s philosophical principles, was taught in the Shaolin Temple in the year 500 A.D. Shaolin (Shorin) kung-fu, from north China, was characterized by very colorful, rapid, and dynamic moves; the Shokei school of southern China was known for more powerful and sober techniques. These two kinds of styles found their way to Okinawa, and had their influence on Okinawa’s own original fighting method, called Okinawa-te (Okinawan hand) or simply te. A ban on weapons in Okinawa for two very long stretches in its history is also partly responsible for the high degree of development of unarmed fighting techniques on the island.

In summary, karate in Okinawa developed from the synthesis of two fighting techniques. The first, used by the occupants of Okinawa, was very simple but terribly effective and, above all, very close to reality since it was used throughout many centuries in real combat. The second one, much more elaborate and impregnated with philosophical teachings, was a product of the ancient culture of China. These two origins explain the double character of Karate-extremely violent and efficient but simultaneously a strict and austere discipline and philosophy with a nonviolent emphasis.

(info courtesy of: Karate Class in Angel )

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