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Karate Orange Belt – Rank, Meaning, Requirements, Kumite

An orange belt is one of the earliest belts in karate, but to be awarded it a person does need to know a fair amount of techniques.  Having done karate on and off for about 4 years, in this article I will cover what an orange belt in karate is, what they need to know, …

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Karate Brown Belt – Rank, Meaning, Requirements, Kata

As you probably know, most karate dojos follow a formalized curriculum, and a test is done before a person is promoted from one belt to the next.  In this article, I will explain what is required for a person to be awarded a brown belt, and how good they are compared to new people in …

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13 Reasons That Karate Is Better Than Kung Fu (In My Opinion)

The debate of which form of martial arts has superiority over the other is an age-old argument that has led to no concrete answer to this day. I have trained in both karate and kung fu at different times of my life, and I’ve come to the following conclusion: From my own perspective, I believe …

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How Effective Is Karate? Facts + Comparison With Other MAs

If you’ve grown up in the era of Karate Kid, Mortal Kombat, or Tekken, chances are high that at some point in life, you went through a ‘karate phase’, where all you wanted to do was yell ‘hi-yah!’ while karate-chopping the air. But have you ever wondered whether knowing karate is even relevant when it …

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4 Ways That Karate Can Help You Lose Weight

Most of us are familiar with karate as one of the top forms of martial arts with regards to self-defense and body discipline, but few people really understand the extent to which karate and weight loss go hand in hand. As karate is a high-aerobic activity that challenges almost every muscle group in your body, …

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How Long Does It Take To Get A Yellow Belt In Karate?

I used to do karate, and got a yellow belt when I was in elementary school. But, now that I’m older I started taking a more in depth look into the karate belt system, and how long it takes to get a yellow belt, since I’ve forgotten most of the moves. I did some research …

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