Karate Classes In Kensal Green
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Karate is among the most widely practiced martial art forms on the planet. Martial arts rely upon acute physical coordination and psychological focus. They were developed in Asia (largely The indian subcontinent, China and taiwan and Japan) over the course of many 1000’s of years. In all this time, there have been numerous martial arts variants, and there are hundreds of disciplines practiced these days.
Why It’s great To train Karate
Physical fitness, control, continuing development of great character are a few of the benefits of practising Karate, you gain physical fitness through volatile movements and cardiovascular and anaerobic exercise, discipline as a result of drills and repetition of movements, and establish excellent character by way of following directions and training with humility.
Karate Lessons/Classes In Kensal Green
Our Karate classes in Kensal Green focus on all sorts of people, usually one of these three: Those that wish to study a new martial art form or sport activity which hopefully keeps them in shape Those who are seriously interested in learning Karate & Those who want to develop the capability to defend themselves while increasing their self-confidence in day to day life We can assist men, women and children of ages young and old regardless of their experience or natural ability.
Karate practice (Kensal Green ) – Our Karate Classes in Kensal Green
Karate practice is usually divided into three main activities:
Kihon (drilling of stances, blocks, punches, strikes and kicks)
Kata (pre-arranged forms simulating combat situations)
We bring these 3 activities together to bring you a complete Karate tuition experience in Kensal Green .
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 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 northern China, was characterized by very colorful, rapid, and dynamic motions; 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 stretches 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 one, 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.
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