When we hear the term ‘karate’, we all have framed our mind this ancient and one of the martial arts is simply meant for self-defense by some ruthless techniques causing maximum damage to the other party with least effort. Of course, this is partially true, and this short article is primarily written for the beginners to be aware of some valuable Karate Techniques which are mandatory for the practitioners.
When a beginner starts learning the good old karate kata techniques, the sequence of forms themselves was out of sequence. That martial arts arrangement method was taught for the longest time before the forms were finally put in the right order. After reading this article, one can know the importance of the moves from next kata to the third one helian. All these forms should be learned earlier, even though they are hard to understand.
When it comes to kata , the foot work seems to be very vital, and one has to learn the set of double blocks executed with the feet twisted. By this we mean the feet are placed with toe and the heel touching heel. To make this to happen one has to mix the back stance from which an aggressive behavior can be attempted. As the art of karate is basically rooted on few philosophical ideas and ethical standards, the outcome of this great art emulates the value of persistence, hard work and self-discipline which are vital for human life. The purpose of this art is not to wound somebody but to protect from the unscrupulous behavior of the people who become a threat to the society.
That is why karate has been considered as ethical practice than the other martial arts. The real benefit that can be derived from karate is the basic self-defense skills learned from rigorous and religious training. Progression in the various levels of the disciplines would include grueling effort and diligence in training. More importantly, every new technique learned and every new level achieved provide an unparalleled boost in self-esteem and confidence.
By witnessing the increasing number of practitioners around the world is not necessarily a testament to the increasing dangers across the world. It has to be recognized as more of a manifestation of the people’s increasing appreciation for this wonderful art that carries several benefits to the practitioners. As a beginner one has to learn the basics of various kinds of bloclks, which are primarily designed to prevent the blow from the opponent in reaching the body.
Interestingly, most of these blocks not only prevent the blow from the opponent buy also cause a damage to the opponent as well. Some of these main blocks include Upper block, Middle block and on. These blocks are also classified into close handed and open handed. One can also follow the wrist blocks. The real fact is that these techniques are unique situations having to do with specific instances of combat and not arranged in any particular sequence or order. Of course, instructors offer some guidelines in this subject during the training.