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Karate

Karate and Fitness Karate is a martial art developed in Okinawa, Japan. It can be practiced as an art, sport, and combat sport or even as self-defense training. Traditional karate usually was considered as self-development. However, in this modern society, people started to consider karate as psychological element incorporated into a proper attitude such as perseverance, fearlessness, virtue and leadership skills. Karate is generally using punching, kicking, knee strikes and elbow strikes...

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Karate

Karate (空手?) (/kəˈrɑːtiː/; Japanese pronunciation: [kaɽate] ( listen)) is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. It was developed partially from the indigenous martial arts of Ryukyu Islands (called te (手?), literally "hand"; tii in Okinawan) and from Chinese kenpo.[1][2] Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open hand techniques such as knife-hands, spear-hands, and palm-heel strikes. In some styles, grappling, throws...

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Karate

arateEnglish Japanese Pronunciation Line Up Shugo Shoe-go Attention Kyotsuke Ki-O-skay Ready Yoi Yo-E Sit down Saiza Say-za Bow Rei Ray Thanks Arrigato Are-ray-gato Way of the Empty Hand Karate-Do Kara-te-doe Teacher Sensei Sen-say Student Deshi or Montei Des-she Mon-te Chief Instructor Osensei Oh Sen-say Grand Master Hanshi Han-she Training Hall Dojo Doe-joe Forms Kata Ka-ta Turn...

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Karate Essay

Karate Karate is an exercise which requires moving the whole body. People who participate in karate receive an intense workout, benefiting their strength, balance, and cardiovascular systems. This workout makes martial arts a good activity to include in a personal physical fitness and exercise regimen or in an endurance training routine. Karate developed in Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa, Japan. Anko Itosu is considered by many the father of modern karate, although this title is also...

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Informative Speech - Karate

martial arts. I took karate lessons in AAK, the Association for the Advancement of Karate-do. At first, my goal was just mainly self defense. That someday if I see this man again, I would punch him in the eye and throw a full roundhouse kick in his “you know where”. But I was wrong. Self defense is just a part of learning the art. From the word Karate, “Kara” means empty and “te” means hand. A fight with an empty hand is a misconception of the true meaning of Karate. Gichin Fonakoshi...

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The Importance of Discipline in Karate and Life.

One of the first things I was taught when I first started Karate was discipline. Teaching a strict discipline to a 10 year old boy is not the easiest thing to do, but with a training and time I eventually learnt it. But a question arises, what is discipline? Discipline means abiding by certain rules and regulations of social life. Discipline is what a person imposes on themself and sticks to as strongly as one would follow the law. It enforces a strict control over an individual's rights and privilege...

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Karate Kid

around! Album Reviews Book Reviews Downloads Features Movie Reviews Music Video Reviews Single Reviews The Karate Kid: Children’s own self-help Filed under: Movie Reviews — Leave a comment August 15, 2010 Starring Will Smith’s son, Jaden Smith, along Jackie Chan, bring to the big screen the remake of 1984’s The Karate Kid, a cross cultural adaptation depiction and a vivid stand-up towards school bullying. Dre is a 12 year old who just moved to China due to...

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Karate Kid

Karate kid.                                          16/07/2013 It's bad enough moving to a new city, but when that city is located in China, it’s almost too much to handle for 12 year old Dre Parker. It's not easy being the new boy in class when you don’t know the language, and it’s even harder, when the cool boys use Kung Fu to rule over the other pupils at school. Fortunately, Dre meets some nice classmates, including the cute girl (he fancies) Mei Ying. However, it turns out that Cheng...

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Differances in Japanese and Okinawn Karate Styles

Japanese vs. Okinawan Karate In part The answer lies outside Karate. To properly understand the difference between Japanese and Okinawan, we must look elsewhere as well as the Arts them selves. We need to look at the history, culture and, traditions of the nation states that gave rise to the art of Karate Okinawan Karate styles tend to be hard and external. In defense they tend to be circular, and in offense linear. Okinawan karate styles tend to place more emphasis on rigorous physical conditioning...

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Persuasive Essay About Karate Schools

Karate - Not Just for Kids One of the top goals that parents have for their children when they enroll them in a karate program is increased self esteem and confidence. This is a fantastic goal that martial arts definitely helps many people achieve - but what many people do not realize is that this is a great result that adults get out of martial arts programs as well. Anyone, regardless of age, can gain confidence and self esteem from participating in a martial arts program. Here are some ways...

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