Karate Classes In Yeading

Karate Classes In Yeading

Yeading Karate Instructor

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What Is Karate?

Karate may perhaps be defined as a weapon-less method of self defence. It comprises dynamic offensive and defensive tactics using every part of the body to their maximum advantage. It’s an empty handed martial art which has been built to defend against armed opponents.

Why It Is Good To train Karate

Physical fitness, willpower, development of excellent character are some of the benefits of training Karate, you gain physical fitness through forceful movement and cardiovascular and anaerobic exercise, discipline through drills and repeating movement, and build excellent character through following instructions and practising with humility.

Karate Lessons/Classes In Yeading

Delivering Karate classes in Yeading created for individuals from all walks of life both men and women. We provide lessons for people from beginner level all the way through to seasoned Karate enthusiasts. Our Karate students could be female or male, young or old, we are able to help people from all avenues of life, irrespective of their sex or age group.

Karate practice (Yeading ) – Our Karate Classes in Yeading

Karate practice is usually divided into three key 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 Yeading .

Karate: Some Historical Information At the turn of the 20th century, Anko Itosu gained permission to finish the shroud of secrecy for individuals who wanted to learn forms of martial arts and began teaching Karate in Okinawan institutions. This brought about even further expansion by one of Itosu’s students, Sensei Gichin Funakoshi, who introduced the skill to Japan in 1922.

Funakoshi made many modifications to the art making it 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 used by huge numbers 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 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.

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