Karate Classes In Horn Park

Karate Classes In Horn Park

Horn Park Karate Teacher

Trying to find a karate coach or karate classes in Horn Park ?

What exactly is Karate?

Karate might be considered a weapon free means of self defence. It incorporates powerful offensive and defensive strategies making use of all parts of the body to their maximum advantage. It is deemed an empty handed martial art which has been intended to fend off armed adversaries.

Why It is great To train Karate

Karate training provides physical and mental rewards that range from a lot more confidence as well as a increased feeling of well-being to improved professional overall performance. Kids and adults experience the group interaction as they learn together but each at their own pace.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Horn Park

Our Karate classes in Horn Park are prepared for all kinds of people, usually one of these three: People who would like to study a new martial art or sports activity which keeps them physically fit Those people who are seriously interested in learning Karate & Those who want to develop the ability to protect themselves and increase their self-confidence in day to day life We can work with men, women and children of any age regardless of their experience or actual physical ability.

Karate practice (Horn Park ) – Our Karate Classes in Horn Park

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 Horn Park .

Karate History and its Development into a World Martial Art At the turn of the Twentieth century, Anko Itosu gained permission to finish the shroud of secrecy for those who wanted to learn forms of martial arts and started teaching Karate in Okinawan institutions. This brought about additional 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 for it to be 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 practiced by millions 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 Horn Park )

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