Martial Arts Training

             Frequently Asked Questions :

What are the aims and objectives of the Shotokan Karate JKA Academy

Our Mission is :  To contribute towards world peace by providing instruction of martial arts & cultivating the true martial arts spirit by inspiring Men, Women, & Children to build up their physical & mental health, fitness, and well-being, at the same time learning the ultimate self-defence techniques and skills through the practise and spirit of martial arts training, for personal, competition, or self protection or for improving their character, positive attitudes,respect,bravery, & courtesies in life towards the goal of positive human development,towards living in harmony in society & thereby ultimately creating world peace.

Is karate effective in Self-Defence ?

Yes. Karate JKA  is the ultimate in unarmed self-defence. It is designed to disable with one move; it has techniques against all forms of attack and has been developed through centuries of harsh experience for modern day use. Most importantly, it trains the mental and emotional skills of combat, as well as the physical. Strength and size are not important in Karate, although strength is one of the required qualities, It is equally augmented by relying on technique, speed and co-ordination. Karate teaches you how to avoid possible confrontations - it is far better to de-fuse or to avoid a dangerous situation than to confront it.But if it cannot be avoided then karate teaches the techniques to finish the situation with one finshing blow!!.

What is the JKA ?

JKA (Japan Karate Association) : This is the world's largest and best shotokan karate organisation, based in Japan, it founded, researched, and refined the shotokan karate system, originally founded and set up by Master Gichin Funakoshi. Karate is the most popular martial arts practised by Men, Women, & Children throughout the world. According to various studies, there are between 50 million o 100 million karate practitioners in the world.  JKA Shotokan karate is much more than merely physical fighting. It is an art of mental & physical self-development through self-discipline, as well as an exciting sport. There is something in it for everyone. Developed from the legacy,philosophy, and strategies of the Japanese Samurai Warriors. Through repetitive hard training and practice of its fundamentals over a period of time, JKA Shotokan karate develops not only a strong body,but also a  sharp mind, a good noble heart, and positive character. Thus enabling a dedicated practitioner to overcome obstacles in their life, (both tangible and intangible) through its training. The karate you will learn at the Shotokan JKA Academy will be this sort of karate. This is