There are many benefits to karate practice. Karate practice benefits students in all areas of their life; spiritually, mentally and physically. It is not an end, but a means to an end. Karate encourages proficiency and the keen coordination of mind and body. It is an activity in which any age can participate and become proficient.
Karate practice strengthens the mind, develops composure, a clearer thought process, deeper insight into one’s mental capabilities, and more self-confidence.
- It strengthens the entire body, improves coordination, quickens reflexes, builds stamina and overall health.
- It values courtesy, integrity, humility, justice, honor, and self-control.
In traditional karate, we always keep in mind that the true opponent is oneself. Karate becomes a way of life, as we try to become very strong, but happy and peaceful people.