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KARATE CLASSES AND KARATE TEACHERS UK WIDE
Joining a Karate class is a great way to develop fitness, confidence and self defence. Karate usually concentrates on punches, kicks, strikes and some throws. This depends on the instructor or Karate school.
Karate classes teach students how to utilises the power of your body and muscles to deliver powerful attacks to drive opponents back.
Karate is easy to learn and the techniques involved are simple. There are different types of karate classes and karate styles focusing on different approaches to the sport.
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WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND A KARATE CLASS
Karate classes are ideal for everyone, they build up fitness, improving muscle power and conditioning allowing the body to take and deliver strikes. Karate is great for beginners as it promotes the use of the natural posture and alignment of the body, making it easy and safe to learn.
Karate classes improve confidence and develop personal conviction, humility and respect, perseverance, fearlessness, virtue, and leadership skills.
Karate classes are available for children, beginners, intermediate, advanced and competition level.
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TYPES OF KARATE CLASSES
Karate can be practiced as an art (budō), a sport, a combat sport, or as self defence training.
Karate training is commonly divided into kihon (basics or fundamentals), kata (forms), and kumite (sparring).
There are several styles of karate, each with a slightly different interpretation of kata and basic form.
The biggest Karate forms in the UK are Wado-Ryu , Shotokan, Goju ryu and Shito ryu.
Simply search for 'Karate' on Martial Arts Near You to search for every type of class.
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HOW DO I CHOOSE A KARATE CLASS TEACHER OR INSTRUCTOR?
Select from a number of karate classes in your area, karate clubs or karate school often have an introductory class or a free trial. Check the Karate instructors have the necessary qualifications and insurance.
Find Karate clubs in London and other major UK cities use the Karate club directory on this page.