Karate Classes In Chinbrook

Karate Classes In Chinbrook

Chinbrook Karate Coach

Seeking a karate teacher or karate lessons in Chinbrook ?

What’s Karate?

Karate is among the most widely practiced self-defense skill forms on the planet. Forms of martial arts rely on acute physical coordination and mental concentration. They were developed in Asia (mainly India, China and Japan) over the course of many hundreds of years. In all this time, there are innumerable martial arts adaptations, and you will find countless martial arts practiced these days.

Why It’s great To train Karate

Physical fitness, control, growth and development of excellent character are a few of the many benefits of practising Karate, you gain physical fitness through intense movement and aerobic exercise and anaerobic exercise, self-control via drills and repetition of movements, and develop excellent character through following instructions and training with humbleness.

Karate Classes In Chinbrook

Our Karate classes in Chinbrook are designed for many types of people, usually one of these three: Men and women who want to practice a new martial art or sport which hopefully keeps them in shape Those people who are serious about learning Karate & People who want to develop the ability to defend themselves while increasing their confidence in day to day life We can work with men, women and children of every age regardless of their experience or physical ability.

Karate practice (Chinbrook ) – Our Karate Classes in Chinbrook

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 Chinbrook .

Karate: Some historical information

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 actual 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 movements; 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 periods in its history is also partly responsible for the high degree of development of unarmed fighting techniques around 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 Chinbrook )

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