Karate Classes In Well Hall
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Karate is described as a Japanese martial art whose physical aspects seek the continuing development of protective and counter-attacking body movements. The themes of conventional karate training are fighting and self-defence, though its mental and moral aspects pinpoint the all round improvement of the individual. This is helped by the discipline and persistent effort required in training.
Why It Is Good To train Karate
Physical fitness, control, continuing development of good character are some of the advantages training Karate, you gain fitness through explosive activity and aerobic and anaerobic exercise, discipline as a result of drills and repetition of movement, and build excellent character through following instructions and practising with humbleness.
Karate Lessons/Classes In Well Hall
Our Karate classes in Well Hall are prepared for all sorts of people, usually one of these three: Individuals who wish to practice a new martial art style or sport activity which keeps them fit Those people who are intent on learning Karate & Those who would like to develop the capacity to protect themselves and increase their confidence in day to day life We can work with men, women and children of ages young and old regardless of their experience or natural ability.
Karate practice (Well Hall ) – Our Karate Classes in Well Hall
Karate practice is usually divided into three primary 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 a complete Karate tuition experience in Well Hall .
Karate: historical details
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 can 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 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 at the same time a strict and austere discipline and philosophy with a nonviolent emphasis.
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