The 3 Principles of Self-Defence

The 3 Principles of Self-Defence These 3 principles are used to establish good awareness and training habits. It is essential that we have rules to work by, similar to a formula or recipe. Whether we are practicing basics, kata, or kumite (fighting).  Awareness: both Mental And Physical awareness. Being aware of your surroundings, environment, stance,…

Next Level Karate

A new Karate Club – why the change? Karate is my passion and my craft. It always has been and always will be. At 12 years of age I was taken to my first ever karate class at the local Shotokan Karate Club. I fell in love with karate – the dojo etiquette, the respect…

5 Reasons Why Children Must Learn Karate

5 Reasons Why Children Must Learn Karate 1. They will build Self-Confidence Karate is the perfect training environment for children to build confidence and self-esteem. Even though karate does not condone violence, it does teach children to defend themselves in the event they are attacked. This empowers children who don’t have a lot of confidence,…