Is Karate Really Effective For Self-Defense? Is Karate Really Effective For Self-Defense?
Self-defense
By Martin

In this article, I'll try to explain why Karate can be a very effective and practical martial art regarding self-protection if it’s taught and trained correctly. Your Karate is only as good as you make it.

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What are the Benefits of Karate? What are the Benefits of Karate?
Karate
By Martin

Karate isn’t just for learning self-defense, it’s also great for your overall health and well being as it will definitely help you in terms of fitness, weight loss and overall mental health. Discover the countless benefits that Karate training has to offer!

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What are the types of Karate? What are the types of Karate?
Karate
By Martin

The vast amount of Karate styles reported today can be classified into original styles, major derived styles, minor derived styles, full-contact styles, and hybrid styles. Discover through this list, the richness, and the diversity that Karate has to offer.

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What is Karate etiquette and how you can benefit from it? What is Karate etiquette and how you can benefit from it?
Karate
By Martin

The Dojo should be treated like a special place where students should hold themselves to a higher standard of behavior. Karate etiquette teaches us respect and humility, but ultimately, it's about training your mind. Read my guide on proper general Karate etiquette.

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What are The Best Punching Bags For Martial Artists? What are The Best Punching Bags For Martial Artists?
Equipment
By Martin

So you're looking to buy a punching bag, that why I wrote this punching bag buying guide for you.

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Is Karate Good For ADHD? Is Karate Good For ADHD?
Karate
By Martin

Discover how Karate can enhance the lives of children, teenagers, and adults suffering from attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. Karate helped my son, it can definalely help you or your child.

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Am I Too Old To Start Karate? Am I Too Old To Start Karate?
Karate
By Martin

You're in your forties, fifties or even sixties and would like to start Karate training, but you're not sure if you're too old for it? You are not alone, many people are asking themselves the very same question.

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What Is The Order Of Belts In Karate? What Is The Order Of Belts In Karate?
Karate
By Martin

So what do belts represents in Karate, when were they added, and what do they signify? Does every school or styles use the same colors? Let’s examine the history and meaning of modern Karate belts closely and answer those questions together.

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Hi, my name is Martin Jutras. I've been studying and practicing Karate, practical self-defense and Zen Buddhism for more than 35 years.

Let's discover and explore together the benefits and richness of Karate's Lifestyle - Martial Arts, self-defense, health, spirituality and more!

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