Posts tagged karate dojo

Learning Karate – Relax! 5 Top...

Learning Karate –  Relax! 5 Top Tips On How To Relax During Karate Training

Karateka need to relax during training, but unfortunately many karateka move around like Robbie Robots! Peoples natural demeaner is sometimes maginfied in the karate dojo. If someone is naturally quite tense, they will sometimes become even more tense because that’s how they have lived their life for many years and at the opposite end of […]

Karate Practice – How Often Sho...

Karate Practice – How Often Should I Train?

Normally, someone new to Karate will attend one session per week in the beginning, as the student progresses this will obviously increase. I personally recommend training at least two sessions per week, as soon as possible, but once per week is ok for the first three to six months, after this, a minimum of two […]

What Do I Want From Karate? You Must...

What Do I Want From Karate?  You Must Know This Before Starting Your Karate Journey

Before you even think about starting karate, you need to know what karate is, or more importantly, what type of karate you want to practice! There are all sorts of people practicing karate and there are as many different types of karate instructors, teaching karate.  There are no two karate instructors the same and no […]

Learning Karate at Home – The B...

Learning Karate at Home – The Benefits and the Problems

Learning karate at home has it’s problems, one of them being, no karate sensei (Teacher)! This is not to say that people should not learn karate at home, actually I believe learning karate at home should be encouraged. The karate warm up and stretch is an extremely important and sometimes over looked are of karate […]

Learn Karate – Benefits of the ...

Learn Karate – Benefits of the Karate Kata (Form)

Kata (form), is a set sequence of karate moves, ranging from a few really basic karate moves, up to hundreds of the really advanced techniques. These techniques are strung together in a predetermined order, that in some instances, has not changed for hundreds of years. These forms start from the white belt kata, which have […]

What Do You Want From Karate?

What Do You Want From Karate?

You Must Know This Before Starting Karate! Before you even think about attending karate classes, or practicing at home you need to know what type of karate you want to practice. There are all sorts of people practicing karate and there are as many different types of karate instructors, teaching karate, as there are different […]

How To Learn Karate By Yourself

How To Learn Karate By Yourself

More and more people are starting to learn karate, there are people joining karate dojo every minute of every day and there are just as many people who want to practice karate, but have no where to go! NO ONE can say you CANNOT learn karate by yourself, of course we recommend a good karate […]

Karate Kihon

Karate Kihon

Kihon is a Japanese word meaning “basics” or “fundamentals What is karate kihon and why do we do it? Kihon is the basic karate techniques of stances, blocking, punching, striking and kicking. Repetition of basic Karate kihon holds all the secrets! Basic karate moves, or simple combinations, is all that’s needed to achieve a very […]