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JKA Style
By : Pulkit Farsaiya

Endeavour 1.Refrain From Violent Behavior . Be Honest And Faithful 1. Seek Perfection Of Character 1.DOJO CODES 1.Respect Self And Others 1.

perseverance for total confidence and self mastery .KARATE Karate is not merely a sport it·s a martial art whose aim is harmonizing mind and body for balance. strength. .

And somewhere near the same time frame in japan King Shohashi united Okinawa and banned weapons Hence to protect themselves from bandits they had to learn some sort physical protection which kind of lead to the origin of Japanese style of karate . The Chinese also utilized and adapted these arts for physical fitness.Origin 1400 years ago a monk named Daruma came to China from India and taught Buddhism.

" "All Kata of Karate start from a blocking technique because Karate is for defense and not for aggression. Some of his percepts were: "Karate is not for winning but to build character. but also instructed his students in teh new phiolosophy of this martial art." "To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles does not prove superior skill.Funakoshi transformed Kara-te from a mere fighting technique of Okinawa to a full-fledged martial art with a spiritual background." "Karate is a martial art of a respected person." . rather. He not only ttaught the physical aspects of Karate. to defeat the enemy without fighting indicates superior skill.

world. numerous martial arts masters asked Chojun Miyagi·s top When first registered with the Japanese Dai Nippon Butoku Kai in 1938 the student. It may be argued that Wad -ry is a Jujutsu style rather than Okinawan Karate. self-confidence and a convenient form ry has circular and eight-directional universe inhales soft and exhales hard). better cardiovascular health. while in Tokyo as to what school of martial style was called Shinshu Wadoryu Karate-Jujutsu. he set to Yoshin in systems are derived from thisunite the diverse roots andkarate. After having consideration Chojun Miyagi decided onin 1931 byGoj -RyMabuni the name Kenwa (hard received tutelage of not only founded but later also the Okinawan masters Funakoshi and soft school) as a nameof the four majorakarate he tookstyle. of Hakku Kenpo long powerful ry has the physical strength and (roughly. Wad -ry 's founder Hironori Ohtsuka was a licensed the impromptu name Hanko Ry (Half-Hard Style). so many to his -ry is name Shotokan Karate is one for off style. or everything in the movements awareness.Today there are mainly 4 styles of karate practiced The naming of Goj -Ry came about more by accident than design. In 1930. a name which reflects the arts he practiced. of stress management : · Contemporary Shotokan · Wado-ryu · Shito-ryu · Goju-ryu . On his return to practitioner in Shindo Yoshin Ryu and a student of Yoshin Koryu Jujutsu Okinawa he reported this incident to -ry ( Miyagi. ThisShindostyles in fromwith Okinawan the a line Shit merge combination Ryu which attempts Mabuni and Motobu. This line. is a form of karate that was ?) After much Shit Chojun when he first met the Okinawan karate master Funakoshi. on the other hand Shit The many benefits ´Ho wa Goj andShotokan (the way of an increased sense of ry wa Donto suµ inhaling and exhaling is hardness and softness. fist"). of one's the eight styles. On one hand. Jin·an Shinzato. As Naha-Te had no formal name he came up with hybrid nature of Wado. is a traditional Martial Art the Japan that focuses not only on Shotokan Karate which appears in a poem. such developing the body but also improving Shuri-te derived precepts of as Shorinthe martial arts. reads.of practing Shotokan karate( include ). Shit the Bubishi (a classical Chinese text on martial arts of other style Karate subjects). "The eight laws of thestancesdescribingcharacter and mental discipline.

with its corporate headquarters in Japan. and branches in over 126 countries world-wide. (pen-named. The JKA is the oldest and largest single style Karate organization. ¶Shoto·). Our Dojo is dedicated to imparting instruction in the Shotokan Karate of JKA ² Japan Karate Association. who brought Karate to the mainland Japan from Okinawa. The JKA was formed by Master Gichin Funakoshi. .

one kill· approach. one wins through one deadly shot/technique. and obviously. This keeps training very real.  Also. in line with safety and correct body-mechanics. . instead of accumulating points and playing tag. The JKA emphasizes on practical and scientifically proven training methods. JKA Karate is the only style or school of Martial Arts that emphasizes on training and developing a ¶one strike. Even in our tournaments. very practical for combat and self-defense.





ITS NOT JUST HOO!! HAA!! It·s a way of living .