"Empty Hand." A traditional martial art involving a variety of techniques including blocks, strikes, evasions, throws, and joint manipulations.
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.
Body and mind fuse together as a single weapon. Hardened through practice becomes powerful.
Is a Japanese system of unarmed combat using the hands and feet to deliver and block blows, widely practiced as a sport. Originated in Okinawa in the 17th century and popularized via Japan after about 1920.
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