Named after the first official Dojo that was built in 1963 at Mejiro by Gichin Funakoshi, Shotokan is an epic karate style that is based on sound philosophical principles of ensuring absolute perfection of the character of participants.
The art of Ninja Training is an education in itself. It teaches an acquired aptitude to live serenely and to avoid situations which are threatening, fearful and violent.
Samurai training has been an integral part of Japanese culture for hundreds of years. It focused on the overall development of the warrior and not just the physical aspects. Poetry, philosophy and literature were common subjects for Samurai students, along with the combat lessons.
Sumo wrestling is Japan’s national sport wherein two people wearing nothing but a loincloth (mawasahi in Japanese) face each other in a circular ring and try to throw each other out of the ring by grappling or pushing.
Karate martial arts is one of the most widely practiced forms of martial arts in the world. It is primarily a striking art that trains practitioners to use kicks, punches, elbows, knees and open hand strikes to disable a person’s opponent.
Judo is a Japanese form of martial arts that has its origins in Jujutsu. The word “judo” means “gentle way”. Its Japanese creator, Jigoro Kano, was a master in many different Jujutsu styles before he went on to develop his own school of martial arts in the late 19th century. The result was an effective self-defense system, a great way to get fit and build up strength, and a martial art that develops many useful life skills.
A Brief History of Aikido Martial Arts, Morihei Ueshiba was the person who founded aikido martial arts. he was born in Japan on the 14th o December 1883. He was encouraged as a young boy to engage in athletics.