Karate Classes In Crossness

Karate Classes In Crossness

Crossness Karate Coach

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What’s Karate?

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

Why It Is Good To Practice Karate

Suitable for self defence, fitness, and self-discipline, this is a very popular and effective martial arts training system dating back feudal Japanese martial traditions. It is simple to master and safe. It comes with a wonderful history and is a very enjoyable activity.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Crossness

Our Karate classes in Crossness are prepared for all kinds of people, usually one of these three: Individuals who want to learn a new martial art or sport activity which keeps them physically fit Those people who are serious about learning Karate & Those who wish to develop the capacity to defend themselves while increasing their confidence in day to day life We can assist men, women and children of any age regardless of their experience or natural ability.

Karate practice (Crossness ) – Our Karate Classes in Crossness

Karate practice is usually divided into 3 key 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 Crossness .

Karate: Some Historical Information At the turn of the Twentieth century, Anko Itosu gained permission to end the shroud of secrecy for those who wanted to learn martial arts and started teaching Karate in Okinawan institutions. This resulted in even further expansion by one of Itosu’s students, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi, who unveiled the skill to Japan in 1922.

Funakoshi made many modifications to the art for it to be 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 practiced by huge numbers of people right across the world and although 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.

(info courtesy of: Karate Class in Crossness )

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