Karate Classes In Hainault

Karate Classes In Hainault

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Trying to find a karate instructor or karate classes in Hainault ?

What exactly is Karate?

Karate may perhaps be considered a weapon free technique of self defence. It is made up of dynamic offensive and defensive techniques using all parts of the body to their maximum advantage. It is an empty handed martial art which has been designed to fend off armed opponents.

Why It is great To Practice Karate

Karate training provides both mental and physical rewards that range from much more self confidence and a increased sense of well-being to improved professional performance. Kids and adults enjoy the team interaction while they learn together but each in their own pace.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Hainault

Our Karate classes in Hainault focus on all sorts of people, usually one of these three: Men and women that want to practice a new martial art form or sport which hopefully keeps them fit Individuals who are intent on learning Karate & People who want to develop the capability to defend themselves and increase their confidence in day to day life We can assist men, women and children of every age group regardless of their experience or physical ability.

Karate practice (Hainault ) – Our Karate Classes in Hainault

Karate practice is usually divided into 3 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 Hainault .

Karate: Some Historical Information At the turn of the 20th century, Anko Itosu gained permission to end the shroud of secrecy for those who wished to learn forms of martial arts and started teaching Karate in Okinawan schools. This resulted in further expansion by one of Itosu’s students, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi, who presented the art to Japan in 1922.

Funakoshi made many modifications to the art making 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 huge numbers of people right around the globe 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 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 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 Hainault )

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