Karate Classes In Willesden

Karate Classes In Willesden

Willesden Karate Instructor

Seeking a karate instructor or karate instructional classes in Willesden ?

What exactly is Karate?

Karate is a Japanese martial-art whose physical aspects seek the continuing development of defensive and counter-attacking body movements. The themes of classic karate training are fighting and self-defence, though its mental and moral aspects concentration on the overall improvement of the individual. This is facilitated by way of the discipline and persistent effort required in training.

Why It is great To Practice Karate

Good for self defence, exercise, and self-discipline, it’s a very popular and efficient forms of martial arts system dating back to feudal Japanese martial tradition. It is simple to understand and safe. It comes with a wonderful history and is an extremely satisfying pursuit.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Willesden

Delivering Karate classes in Willesden created for individuals from all areas of life both female and male. We provide lessons for people from beginner level right through to experienced Karate practitioners. Our Karate pupils can be male or female, young or old, we can work with people from all avenues of life, irrespective of their sex or age group.

Karate practice (Willesden ) – Our Karate Classes in Willesden

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 Willesden .

Karate Historical background and its Development into a World Martial Art At the turn of the Twentieth century, Anko Itosu gained permission to end the shroud of secrecy for people who wished to learn martial arts and started teaching Karate in Okinawan schools. This resulted in further expansion by one of Itosu’s students, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi, who unveiled the art to Japan in 1922.

Funakoshi made many modifications to the art making it readily available to 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 millions of people right across the world and even though 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 Willesden )

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