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Karate is a striking martial art

An Overview of Karate

Karate is a martial art developed on the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. Karate is predominantly a striking art using punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open hand techniques. Karate can be practiced as an art, sport, or as self defense training. Karate training is commonly divided into kihon (basics or fundamentals), kata (forms), and kumite (sparring).

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Make your Move

Tue, 06 Nov 2018

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

Active Rutland

Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health and physical activity in Rutland

Vital Martial Arts

Vital Martial Arts offers classes for ages from three years old up, covering Sport Karate, Freestyle Kickboxing, Forms, Weapons & Self Defence. Vital MA offers a FREE trial class for all our martial arts programmes.

Meiyo Karate Club

We teach a self defence orientated style of Karate: Shindo Jinen Ryu. Our website is www.meiyo.org.uk. Our Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/meiyokc/

Loughborough University

Loughborough is extremely proud of its reputation for providing the best student experience. From its earliest days Loughborough University has produced research that matters, with strong links with industry, commerce and the professions.

Sport in Desford

The Charity’s objects (“the objects”) are the promotion of community participation within the village of Desford and its environs in healthy recreation, in particular by the provision of facilities for playing bowls, tennis, squash, football, recrea

Loughborough Kofukan Karate

Coaching in Shitoryu & WKF Olympic-style sport karate by 6th dan World kumite & kata judge, DBS qualified, Sports Coach UK Insured. WKF is the IOC recognised body for karate in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Club is member of English Karate Federation govern

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    O&W LSA
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  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Rutland
    Sport England
    H&B LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Equality Standard
    Blaby LSA
    Melton LSA
    Leicestershire County Council

Partners

  • Active Leicester
    Charnwood LSA
  • Harborough LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Active Partnerships
    NWL LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Sport England
  • Safeguarding
    O&W LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    Melton LSA