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Niju Kun #1 – Do not forget that karate begins and ends with a bow This is the first of 20 precepts of Master Gichin Funakoshi, the Father of Modern-Day Karate. Master Funakoshi is known by millions of people all around the world and is considered to be one of the three most important martial Read More

Benefits of regular practicing martial arts

By Shotokan Karate Leadership School in Santa Rosa, CA Martial arts can be seen by outsiders as an aggressive way of life. However, this is far from the truth. Karate is a discipline that boosts a number of good aspects of a disciple’s lifestyle and keeps him or her stable, both – mentally and physically. Read More

The ultimate aim of the art of karate lies not in victory or defeat but in the perfection of the character of the individual. Shotokan Karate motto Learn how Shotokan Karate is changing lives, building character, and creating leaders The modern world in which we live is complicated and difficult to navigate, especially for our Read More

3 Popular Martial Art Techniques And How They Enhance Strength SKLS

By Shotokan Karate Leadership School in Santa Rosa, CA This article is about increasing your strength through three popular martial arts techniques. The techniques are punching and two different kinds of kicks. People come to martial arts for a number of reasons. Some are attracted to martial arts because they want to learn to defend Read More