What is Karate Training Like?

KKC Karate classes are formal instructional classes with a curriculum and strict standards.

A beginner is initially introduced to basic block techniques – techniques that are repeated over and over his or her entire karate career.

Karate is a multi disciplined activity as within karate you have many disciplines comprising formal moves known as kihon, set combinations known as renraku and formal patterns / sequences of movements known as kata, self defence and application of techniques known as bunkai and / or goshin jutsu. Kumite / sparring is varied and includes; point sparring, freestyle sparring, clicker kumite, jiyu kumite (free fighting) and knockdown sparring (adults and teenagers over 16 years).

Together with strengthening and general fitness exercises comprising of circuits, skipping, bag, shield and focus mitt work to develop core strength and stamina.

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