What Benefits Are There in Practicing Karate?

The hard physical training required to reach a high-level of skill in Karate promote overall good health, fitness, and well-being. The concentration, commitment and dedication required, help build a strong, confident, and determined character. There is a 'Dojo Kun', or training code, which not only ensures a disciplined training environment, but serves as a tool for molding behavior, so that a true Karateka will fight with words and only employ physical violence as a last resort, with obvious benefits to society

What you will learn

first thing you will learn is that Karate starts with courtesy and finishes with courtesy, this is one of the most important maxims.

Whether you wish to do Karate for self defence, fitness, or just because you like the art you will naturally develop good mental and physical discipline. Your training will consist of three major components, Kihon, Kata and Kumite.

Kihon means basics, this covers kicks, strikes, sweeps and stances.

Kata are set sequences of movements designed to develop balance, strength, concentration, co-ordination, martial spirit and improved mental attitude.

Kumite is actual combat. Different formalised routines are explained and practised which develop your defence, attacks, counter attacks and timing

Starting ages from seven upwards are unique children’s programme is designed to instill:

Character and self esteem

Sincerity and respect

Self-control

Etiquette