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Karate is a striking martial art

An Overview of Karate

Karate is a martial art developed on the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. Karate is predominantly a striking art using punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open hand techniques. Karate can be practiced as an art, sport, or as self defense training. Karate training is commonly divided into kihon (basics or fundamentals), kata (forms), and kumite (sparring).

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This Girl Can

Tue, 01 Sep 2020

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating.

This Girl Can

This Girl Can seeks to tell the real stories of women who get active or play sport in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like in all its glory.
Meiyo Karate Club

Meiyo Karate Club

We teach a self defence orientated style of Karate: Shindo Jinen Ryu. Our website is www.meiyo.org.uk. Our Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/meiyokc/

The National Church of England Academy

The National Church of England Academy

Prime sports facilities that are available for hire to the local community in the evenings and the weekends.

Loughborough Kofukan Karate

Loughborough Kofukan Karate

Coaching in Shitoryu & WKF Olympic-style sport karate by 6th dan World kumite & kata judge, DBS qualified, Sports Coach UK Insured. WKF is the IOC recognised body for karate in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Club is member of EKF governing body

Kumade Karate

Kumade Karate

Kumade Karate is open from 5 year old upwards. Open to anyone, train at your own pace, build confidence & stamina in a fun environment. Learn karate, self defence,

Croft Church of England Primary School

Croft Church of England Primary School

Croft Church Of England Primary School is a small, family feel school who believe in a holistic approach to education so health and well being feature highly in our curriculum offer.