Karate Classes In Southall

Karate Classes In Southall

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Exactly what is Karate?

Karate is described as a Japanese martial art whose physical aspects seek the progression of defensive 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 helped by the discipline and persistent effort required in training.

Why It is great To train Karate

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

Karate Lessons/Classes In Southall

Our Karate classes in Southall are prepared for a variety of people, usually one of these three: People who want to practice a new martial-art or sport activity which keeps them in good shape Those who are serious about learning Karate & People that wish to develop the capacity to defend themselves while increasing their self-confidence in day to day life We can assist men, women and children of any age irrespective of their experience or natural ability.

Karate practice (Southall ) – Our Karate Classes in Southall

Karate practice is usually divided into three 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 a complete Karate tuition experience in Southall .

Karate: historical information and facts

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 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 movements; 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 around the island.

In summary, karate in Okinawa developed from the synthesis of two fighting techniques. The first, 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 Southall )

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