Karate Classes In Sipson

Karate Classes In Sipson

Sipson Karate Teacher

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What’s Karate?

Karate is a Japanese martial-art whose actual physical elements 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 concentrate on the all round improvement of the individual. This is caused by way of the discipline and persistent effort required in training.

Why It is great To train Karate

Karate training provides both mental and physical rewards that range from more confidence as well as a heightened feeling of well-being to improved professional overall performance. Kids and adults have fun with the team interaction while they learn together but each in their own pace.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Sipson

Our Karate classes in Sipson focus on all sorts of people, usually one of these three: Those that want to practice a new martial-art or sports activity which keeps them fit People who are intent on learning Karate & Individuals who want to develop the ability to protect themselves and increase their confidence in day to day life We can assist men, women and children of ages young and old irrespective of their experience or actual physical ability.

Karate practice (Sipson ) – Our Karate Classes in Sipson

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 Sipson .

Karate: Some historical information

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 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 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 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 very 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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