Zanshin Black Belt Academy
Karate For Fun, Fitness & Self Defence
We have karate classes for all ages (5-65), our kids classes and adult classes cater for people of all fitness levels. One of the attractions of karate, is the fact that everything can be practiced at your own pace. Today, many people are being attracted to karate, our lives are getting easier, fast food, remote controls and computer games rule the day. Cambridge karate club gives it’s practitioners a body and mind workout, that is much needed.
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Shotokan Karate as we now it today, has been practiced for over 50 years in the UK, for nearly 100 years in Japan. Master Gichin Funakoshi brought his style of karate to Japan in the early part of the 20th Century. The Japanese were amazed and took this martial art style from Okinawa, as their own.
Master Gichin Funakoshi, along with his son Gigo Funakoshi, developed the already present Okinawan fighting system known as Okinawa-te (Okinawa hand), into what we know today, as Shotokan Karate. Japan also played a major role in the early development of shotokan karate.
Shotokan Karate techniques focus around body allignment and the correct application of body dynamics. Some of the many physical benefits associated with shotokan karate are~
Some of the not so common, non physical benefits are~