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BBK Crawley Dojo: Great Results at the IKK Open 2017

Crawley Dojo – Affiliated to British Karate Kyokushinkai – BBK shared the news:

Well done to the team at the International Kyokushinkai Karate Organisation National Championships in Folkestone.

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It is almost impossible to learn Karate from a book, even one with many illustrations.

The basic techniques you are taught are the building blocks which you will learn to combine for more complicated formal exercises and later for practical application for self defense. No one can ever learn all there is to know about Karate, even though they may have trained for 50 or so years. It is also important for beginners to understand that no instructor can actually “teach” Karate to you. YOU are the person who will slowly teach your body to respond on command in the correct way, your instructors will demonstrate and correct — but knowledge can only be translated into action by hard work and regular attendance.

Karate literally means “empty hand” fighting and this emphasizes the fact that we must use the weapons that nature gave us for our own defense or that of others. Continue reading “TRAINING OVERVIEW”