Month: September 2019

Deadly Karate Techniques In MMA As Combat Sports

Joining a Karate class has become a trend now. When some people stop going for classes after receiving belts that show a level of proficiency, some people leave Karate classes for Muay Thai or MMA. The reason is they believe techniques learned in Karate classes will not help you during a street fight or during…



Building Shoton Karate Attitude

Various kinds of martial arts existed in China and Japan years before Shotokan Karate came to exist. With the growth of Buddhism, rulers of Japan, banned utilizing weapons for protection. Even weaponless martial arts were also prohibited for some time and it was taught in secret. Gichin Funakoshi began his training in such an environment…



Getting Strong In Your Karate Skills

Believed to be from China and Japan, Karate as a martial art has now turned to be a popular self-defense skill to learn and to excel. Though it had its origin from China, it developed into a method of self-defense in Japan. Karate existed during a period when weapons were banned and this martial art…



Popular benefits of learning Shotokan karate

Introduction to Shotokan karate Gichin and Gigo Funakoshi developed Shotokan karate in 1916. This is one of the traditional forms in the field. We can call this style as a blend of all the styles from martial arts. This form of karate is popular for its multiple benefits when practiced regularly. Shotokan karate consists of…



What are the advantages of learning karate and martial arts?

Keeping body and mind fit is an essential work to be done Karate and martial arts are self-defense sports widely practiced in Asian countries. Many people practice these sports for self-defense and physical well being. Apart from self-defense, these sports can ensure that one’s mind and focus are completely devoted to concentration during their work…



Planning Your Karate Training Scientifically

Most of the people practice Karate on “gut feeling”. As they don’t give importance to frequency, intensity and training volume, they never reach their potential and always remain average. Training may give you stress but it leads you to improvement. When we call bad stress as distress, healthy stress is called eustress and it is…



Simple Exercises To Improve Your Karate Skills

Being a receiver provides an excellent opportunity to learn something we want to excel. In Karate to be the “uke” or “receiver” of your sensei (teacher) helps you to understand both by watching and listening to instructions from your sensei. This will help you to improve karate skills steadily. First Simple Exercise The Egyptian Mummy…



Familiarizing Yourself To Sparring in Martial Arts

Two Fitness Tips For Successful Sparring Sparring exists as an artistic expression in the style of martial art. To excel in this hand-to-hand combat technique, martial artists spend so many hours in drilling, running, jumping rope, hitting pads and hitting the bag. Sparring helps a competitor to create a relationship with the opponent. Having a…