Karate Classes In Maze Hill

Karate Classes In Maze Hill

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Trying to find a karate instructor or karate lessons in Maze Hill ?

Exactly what is Karate?

Karate is a Japanese martial-art whose actual physical aspects seek the development of protective and counter-attacking body movements. The themes of traditional karate training are fighting and self-defence, though its mental and moral aspects focus on the complete development of the individual. This is caused through the discipline and persistent effort required in training.

Why It is great To train Karate

Perfect for self defence, exercise, and discipline, this is a highly popular and efficient martial arts program going back to feudal Japanese martial tradition. It is simple to learn and safe. It comes with a wonderful historical background and is a very enjoyable pursuit.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Maze Hill

Delivering Karate classes in Maze Hill suitable for people from all walks of life both female and male. Our company offers lessons for people from beginner level right through to experienced Karate enthusiasts. Our Karate students can be male or female, old or young, we will help people from all avenues of life, irrespective of their sex or age.

Karate practice (Maze Hill ) – Our Karate Classes in Maze Hill

Karate practice is usually divided into 3 main 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 Maze Hill .

Karate: historical information and facts

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 in history.

The actual 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 extended 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 simultaneously a strict and austere discipline and philosophy with a nonviolent emphasis.

(info courtesy of: Karate Class in Maze Hill )

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