Karate Classes In Hainault

Karate Classes In Hainault

Hainault Karate Coach

Wanting a karate teacher or karate classes in Hainault ?

What Is Karate?

Karate is described as a Japanese martial-art whose physical aspects seek the continuing development of protective and counter-attacking body movements. The themes of classic karate training are fighting and self-defence, though its mental and moral aspects pinpoint the overall improvement of the individual. This is facilitated by the discipline and persistent effort required in training.

Why It is great To train Karate

Good for the cardiovascular system, great for health and fitness and mental clarity. Instructs willpower and also the capability to abide by guidance under pressure. Practitioners of Karate usually continue with the martial art into later life. It gives you feelings of achievement only achievable through specific sports and martial arts.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Hainault

Giving Karate classes in Hainault designed for individuals from all walks of life both male and female. Our company offers lessons for people from beginner level all the way through to seasoned Karate practitioners. Our Karate pupils might be male or female, old or young, we are able to assist people from all walks of life, regardless of their sex or age.

Karate practice (Hainault ) – Our Karate Classes in Hainault

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 3 activities together to bring you a complete Karate tuition experience in Hainault .

Karate: historical details

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 may be considered the first book on karate of all time.

The 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 moves; 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 long periods in its history is also partly responsible for the high degree of development of unarmed fighting techniques within the island.

In summary, karate in Okinawa developed from the synthesis of two fighting techniques. The first one, used by the residents 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 at the same time a strict and austere discipline and philosophy with a nonviolent emphasis.

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