Karate Classes In Yeading
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What Is Karate?
Karate may be described as a weapon-less method of self defence. It is made up of dynamic offensive and defensive procedures applying every part of the body to their highest possible advantage. It is an empty handed martial art that’s made to fend off armed opponents.
Why It is great To train Karate
Karate training provides both mental and physical benefits that range from extra self-confidence as well as a increased sense of well-being to improved professional performance. Adults and kids benefit from the team interaction while they learn together but each at their own pace.
Karate Lessons/Classes In Yeading
Giving Karate classes in Yeading created for people from all areas of life both male and female. Our company offers lessons for people from beginner level all the way through to seasoned Karate enthusiasts. Our Karate pupils could be female or male, old or young, we can work with people from all walks of life, irrespective of their sex or age group.
Karate practice (Yeading ) – Our Karate Classes in Yeading
Karate practice is usually divided into three main activities:
Kihon (drilling of stances, blocks, punches, strikes and kicks)
Kata (pre-arranged forms simulating combat situations)
We bring these three activities together to bring you a complete Karate tuition experience in Yeading .
Karate: Some historical information
Karate history can be traced back some 1400 years, to Daruma, founding father 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 may be considered the first book on karate of all time.
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 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 very long stretches in its history is also partly responsible for the high degree of development of unarmed fighting techniques on the island.
In summary, karate in Okinawa developed from the synthesis of two fighting techniques. The first one, 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.
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