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Are there people like me here?

It seems like you're wondering if there are people like you in the classes, who are of a similar age, shape, and condition. The good news is that our classes are designed based on age, so you will be with people in a similar age group. Additionally, you will be with individuals who are experiencing similar situations in terms of family, work, health, faith, and social life. This way, you can progress together and enjoy a welcoming and enjoyable training experience with your peers.

Are there people like me here?

It seems like you're wondering if there are people like you in the classes, who are of a similar age, shape, and condition. The good news is that our classes are designed based on age, so you will be with people in a similar age group. Additionally, you will be with individuals who are experiencing similar situations in terms of family, work, health, faith, and social life. This way, you can progress together and enjoy a welcoming and enjoyable training experience with your peers.

Will I get hurt or hurt somebody else?

No, as no one wants to cause harm to anyone else in our classes nor do they want to hurt themselves. Everyone has some fear of getting punched, kicked, falling, or grappling with strangers.  Accordingly, we quiet our minds focusing on patience, practice, and control of our bodies.  Respect for self and others will be the premise to avoid injury.  Compassion for others, and cooperation and confidence with any partners are developed mindfully over time.  We understand how terrifying it can be to get hurt or accidentally hurt someone.  Over time, you will be comfortable with touching or interacting with other people’s bodies and being touched, feel stronger, more confident, and even more able to take care of yourself in a pinch.

Will I get hurt or hurt somebody else?

No, as no one wants to cause harm to anyone else in our classes nor do they want to hurt themselves. Everyone has some fear of getting punched, kicked, falling, or grappling with strangers.  Accordingly, we quiet our minds focusing on patience, practice, and control of our bodies.  Respect for self and others will be the premise to avoid injury.  Compassion for others, and cooperation and confidence with any partners are developed mindfully over time.  We understand how terrifying it can be to get hurt or accidentally hurt someone.  Over time, you will be comfortable with touching or interacting with other people’s bodies and being touched, feel stronger, more confident, and even more able to take care of yourself in a pinch.

Why does traditional karate appear to go against the behavior that is ingrained in most of us?

Traditional karate is a martial art that emphasizes discipline, respect, and self-control. Some might find these values at odds with modern society's focus on individualism and self-expression. While karate involves techniques for striking, blocking, and grappling, its purpose is not to encourage violence. Instead, it aims to develop self-defense skills while also building character through physical and mental training. By practicing forms and techniques repeatedly, students develop muscle memory, focus, and precision of movement. Whether traditional karate goes against natural behavior is up for debate and may depend on cultural and individual perspectives. The philosophy underlying karate includes values such as integrity, courtesy, perseverance, self-control, and an indomitable spirit. While perfection may be unattainable, there is always room for improvement, and this pursuit can lead to a sense of fulfillment.

Why does traditional karate appear to go against the behavior that is ingrained in most of us?

Traditional karate is a martial art that emphasizes discipline, respect, and self-control. Some might find these values at odds with modern society's focus on individualism and self-expression. While karate involves techniques for striking, blocking, and grappling, its purpose is not to encourage violence. Instead, it aims to develop self-defense skills while also building character through physical and mental training. By practicing forms and techniques repeatedly, students develop muscle memory, focus, and precision of movement. Whether traditional karate goes against natural behavior is up for debate and may depend on cultural and individual perspectives. The philosophy underlying karate includes values such as integrity, courtesy, perseverance, self-control, and an indomitable spirit. While perfection may be unattainable, there is always room for improvement, and this pursuit can lead to a sense of fulfillment.

Is it possible for me to practice traditional karate?

Traditional karate is a practice that offers a wide range of benefits, including rigorous physical exercise, practical self-defense techniques, mental discipline, character development, cultural appreciation, community, and lifelong personal growth. By pushing yourself to do things you thought you couldn't, or never thought possible, you can become stronger and more confident than you've ever been. So why not start today and reap the benefits?

Is it possible for me to practice traditional karate?

Traditional karate is a practice that offers a wide range of benefits, including rigorous physical exercise, practical self-defense techniques, mental discipline, character development, cultural appreciation, community, and lifelong personal growth. By pushing yourself to do things you thought you couldn't, or never thought possible, you can become stronger and more confident than you've ever been. So why not start today and reap the benefits?

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