Karate Classes In Brondesbury

Karate Classes In Brondesbury

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What Is Karate?

Karate is described as a Japanese martial art whose physical aspects seek the development of defensive and counter-attacking body movements. The themes of classic karate training are fighting and self-defence, though its mental and moral aspects concentrate on the all round development of the individual. This is helped by way of the discipline and persistent effort required in training.

Why It Is Good To Practice Karate

Perfect for the cardiovascular system, perfect for health and fitness and mental clarity. Teaches self-control along with the capability to abide by instructions under pressure. Practitioners of Karate typically continue with the martial art in to later life. It provides a sense of accomplishment only possible by way of certain sports activities and martial arts.

Karate Classes In Brondesbury

Our Karate classes in Brondesbury are designed for many types of people, usually one of these three: People who want to study a new self-defense skill or sport which keeps them in good shape Those who are intent on learning Karate & Those who wish to develop the capacity to protect themselves and increase their confidence in day to day life We can assist men, women and children of all age groups irrespective of their experience or actual physical ability.

Karate practice (Brondesbury ) – Our Karate Classes in Brondesbury

Karate practice is usually divided into three key activities:

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

Kumite (sparring)

Kata (pre-arranged forms simulating combat situations)

We bring these 3 activities together to bring a complete Karate tuition experience in Brondesbury .

History Of The Origins Of Karate At the turn of the Twentieth century, Anko Itosu gained permission to end the shroud of secrecy for people who wanted to learn martial arts and started teaching Karate in Okinawan schools. This brought about further expansion by one of Itosu’s students, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi, who unveiled the art to Japan in 1922.

Funakoshi made many modifications to the art making it more accessible to the Japanese including changing 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 used by millions 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 endurance and strength, 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.

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