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Karate For Special Needs – The Complete Guide

Martial arts are well known to have a range of positive benefits both physically, emotionally, and mentally. In this article, I will explain if Karate is good for children or people with special needs, and any unique advantages it has. Overall, studies have shown that Karate improves the symptoms of ADHD, Autism, as well as …

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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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