Karate Classes In Chadwell Heath

Karate Classes In Chadwell Heath

Chadwell Heath Karate Teacher

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What’s Karate?

Karate is a Japanese martial-art whose actual physical aspects seek the continuing development of defensive and counter-attacking body movements. The themes of conventional karate training are fighting and self-defence, though its mental and moral aspects focus on the all round development of the individual. This is facilitated through the discipline and persistent effort required in training.

Why It’s great To train Karate

Fitness, self-control, growth and development of good character are just some of the benefits of practising Karate, you gain fitness through volatile movements and cardiovascular and anaerobic exercise, self-discipline via drills and repeating movements, and cultivate excellent character by way of following directions and practising with humility.

Karate Classes In Chadwell Heath

Our Karate classes in Chadwell Heath target all types of people, usually one of these three: People who want to practice a new martial art style or sport activity which hopefully keeps them in good shape Those who are seriously interested in learning Karate & People who want to develop the capacity to defend themselves while increasing their self-confidence in day to day life We can work with men, women and children of all age groups regardless of their experience or natural ability.

Karate practice (Chadwell Heath ) – Our Karate Classes in Chadwell Heath

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 Chadwell Heath .

History Of The Origins Of Karate At the turn of the 20th century, Anko Itosu gained permission to finish the shroud of secrecy for individuals who wanted to learn martial arts and started teaching Karate in Okinawan schools. This led to even further expansion by one of Itosu’s students, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi, who introduced the art to Japan in 1922.

Funakoshi made many modifications to the art to make it readily available for 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 a myriad of people right across the world 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 should 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.

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