Karate Classes In Belvedere

Karate Classes In Belvedere

Belvedere Karate Teacher

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What exactly is Karate?

Karate may be considered a weapon free means of self defence. It involves dynamic offensive and defensive procedures applying every part of the body to their maximum advantage. It is deemed an empty handed martial art which has been made to defend against armed adversaries.

Why It’s great To train Karate

Karate training provides both mental and physical benefits that range from extra self-confidence and a increased feeling of well-being to improved professional performance. Children and adults benefit from the team interaction as they learn together but each at their own pace.

Karate Classes In Belvedere

Our Karate classes in Belvedere are designed for all types of people, usually one of these three: Those that wish to study a new self-defense skill or hobby which keeps them physically fit Those who are seriously interested in learning Karate & People that want to develop the capacity to defend themselves while increasing their self-confidence in day to day life We can assist men, women and children of every age regardless of their experience or physical ability.

Karate practice (Belvedere ) – Our Karate Classes in Belvedere

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 Belvedere .

Karate: Some Historical Information At the turn of the Twentieth century, Anko Itosu gained permission to end the shroud of secrecy for individuals who wanted to learn fighting techinques and started teaching Karate in Okinawan institutions. This led to even further expansion by one of Itosu’s students, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi, who presented the art to Japan in 1922.

Funakoshi made many modifications to the art for it to be readily available for the Japanese including transforming the name and karate as we know it today was born. Towards the end of his life, Funakoshi was instrumental in forming the Japanese Karate Association (JKA) which set about making karate a world martial art by sending out its best instructors to teach it all over the globe.

Today, karate is practiced by a myriad of people right around the globe and even though the lines are often blurred between karate history facts and exagerations or legends, the contribution made by the old Okinawan masters and those that followed them must not be forgotten.

Karate history can be traced back some 1400 years, to Daruma, founder of Zen Buddhism in Western India. Daruma is said to have introduced Buddhism into China, incorporating spiritual and physical teaching methods 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.

(info courtesy of: Karate Class in Belvedere )

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