Karate Classes In Tokyngton

Karate Classes In Tokyngton

Tokyngton Karate Coach

Looking for a karate instructor or karate instructional classes in Tokyngton ?

What exactly is Karate?

Karate may perhaps be defined as a weapon free method of self defence. It comprises dynamic offensive and defensive tactics using all parts of the body to their maximum advantage. Regarded as empty handed martial art which was made to fend off armed adversaries.

Why It is great To Practice Karate

Karate training provides mental and physical rewards that range from much more confidence as well as a heightened feeling of well-being to improved professional performance. Children and adults benefit from the team interaction as they learn together but each in their own pace.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Tokyngton

Our Karate classes in Tokyngton are designed for all kinds of people, usually one of these three: Men and women who want to practice a new style of martial art or sport activity which keeps them fit People who are seriously interested in learning Karate & People who want to develop the capability to defend themselves and increase their self-confidence in day to day life We can work with men, women and children of ages young and old regardless of their experience or physical ability.

Karate practice (Tokyngton ) – Our Karate Classes in Tokyngton

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 3 activities together to bring you a complete Karate tuition experience in Tokyngton .

History Of The Origins Of Karate At the turn of the Twentieth century, Anko Itosu gained permission to finish the shroud of secrecy for those who wanted to learn fighting techinques and began teaching Karate in Okinawan institutions. This resulted in even further expansion by one of Itosu’s students, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi, who presented 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 huge numbers of people right around the globe 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 endurance and strength, 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 Tokyngton )

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