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Kata and mindfulness

Kata and meditation are both practices that are used to improve physical and mental well-being. Both forms of training require focus, discipline, and repetition to achieve mastery. Kata, for those new to karate, are pre-arranged forms that are performed alone and are designed to simulate self-defence scenarios. These movements are performed repeatedly to improve technique, strength, and flexibility. Meditation is…

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Karate for Adults

Karate is not just for children – it can be a great activity for adults as well. In fact, many adults find that training at Samurai Dojo provides numerous benefits that can help improve their overall physical and mental well-being. One of the primary benefits of karate for adults is the physical exercise it provides. Karate involves a wide range…

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The benefits of karate training for our children

Karate is a popular martial art that offers numerous benefits for children. One of the most significant benefits of karate is the boost in confidence it can provide. At Samurai Dojo we have consistently seen how karate can help improve self-esteem and self-worth. The physical and mental discipline required helps children develop a sense of accomplishment and pride in their…

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