Benefits of Practising Karate
Karate improves general well being and vitality whilst encouraging assertiveness and self-confidence.
Karate requires mental activation and therefore helps to improve focus and concentration. Karate also helps with co ordination as the movements learned in the dojo encourage the student to master their own body.
Karate is a great cardiovascular workout and provides excellent cross training for a variety of sports. Karate also encourages perfect posture as it relies on the core stabilisation and thus strong abdominal muscles.
Karate is an effective martial art for self-defence as well as being an exciting dynamic sport. Karate also improves muscle strength and speed enabling you to react faster in life threatening situations.
Coming to the classes each week and seeing your progress over a period of time can be extremely rewarding. As students are graded regularly their progress is formally recognised – and students feel proud of their achievements.
Being fit and healthy and enjoying regular exercise helps to improve ones mood and can make you feel happier.
karate can be fun for the whole family.
On the surface, it may appear that many adults practice the martial arts to learn self-defence techniques. But they are learning much more.
Karate training which includes breathing, relaxation and visualisation drills helps to better manage stress and reduce anxiety.
From the first session, students begin to reap the benefits. The real value of Karate training is not the ability to break boards or bricks, or acquire shinny trophies. The real value is the ability to begin to recognise who you are. Phoenix Karate School will also help you become who you want to be: Strong, disciplined, focused and confident.