South West Karate Championships This Saturday For Help For Heroes

South West Karate Championships This Saturday For Help For HeroesKarate students from all over South West England will congregate at Exmouth's Cranford Sports Club on Saturday 26th October for the South West Region Karate Championships. The event aims to raise funds in aid of Help for Heroes charity, supporting service men and women who have sustained life changing injuries in the line of duty.

New Guide Offers Practitioners New Growth In Karate

New Guide Offers Practitioners New Growth in KarateWith the publication of his new manual “Jukan-Do Karate” (published by AuthorHouse), author and dojo master Joseph A. Leonard offers his own form of self-defense to a far larger audience. With backgrounds in both freestyle karate and Shotokan karate, Leonard is uniquely qualified to master this new form.

Milford Haven Karate Club Uk

Milford Haven Karate Club UKMILFORD Haven Karate Club featured brilliantly at the Welsh Invitational held in Bridgend and the Welsh League event held in Swansea.

Steven Davies, gained bronze in only his second tournament, in the Men's beginner's class at Bridgend, and there was also a bronze for young Josh Whatling at the same event.

Yoseikan Karate

Yoseikan KarateYoseikan Karate (?????) or Yoseikan Ryu Karate (??????) is the name given to the variant of Shotokan Karate taught at the Yoseikan Dojo in Shizuoka, Japan, under the direction of Minoru Mochizuki (?? ? M?chizuki Minoru, 1907–2003).

Karate: World Body Pushes For Olympic Inclusion

Karate: World body pushes for Olympic inclusionWorld Karate Federation president Antonio Espinos revealed on Saturday a plan to push for karate's inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games, a bid that would see both men and women compete in five weight classes over two days.

The federation's plan will call for 12 competitors in each weight class, for a total of 120 athletes.

Karate Martial Art

Karate Martial ArtKarate is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan.

It is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes, and open-handed techniques such as knife-hands (karate chop).Grappling, locks, restraints, throws, and vital point strikes are taught in some styles . A karate practitioner is called a karateka .

Ashihara Karate

Hideyuki AshiharaAshihara karate employs scientific logic, based on a natural rationality and the exclusion of all unnecessary things. Traditional karate has put too much emphasis on either light techniques or solely on strength. In the society of today a more realistic form of karate is needed, one where speed, strength, wits and strategies all are included.

Karate Champ Ewerton Teixeira

Ewerton TeixeiraEwerton Teixeira seems way too nice to be involved in the bone-breaking world of martial arts. But don't be fooled because underneath that relaxed, friendly exterior, the 190-centimeter, 110-kilogram Brazilian karate king is the real deal, to be sure.

Teixeira, 28, is the reigning Kyokushin-kaikan World Open karate champion, a title he won in 2007 by going 8-0 in the tournament sometimes billed as the "Olympics of karate."