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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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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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8 Differences Between Karate And Kickboxing

I’ve been learning about the differences between karate and kickboxing. I did some research and here’s what I found. So, what are the differences between karate and kickboxing? The differences between karate and kickboxing are where they’re from, in sport karate you’re not supposed to do damage with your strikes, in karate they wear a …

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Is Karate Japanese Or Chinese? (Solved!)

I’ve been learning about the origins of different martial arts and I suspected that karate was Japanese, but didn’t know its exact history. I thought it might be from China or Korea. So, I did some research, and here’s what I found. So, is karate Japanese or Chinese? Karate is Japanese in origin, and according …

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8 Differences Between Karate And Jiu Jitsu

I’ve done both karate and jiu jitsu, and I learned there are a bunch of differences between them. So, I put together this article to explain the differences between karate and jiu jitsu. So, what are the differences between karate and jiu jitsu?  Karate is a striking martial art, whereas jiu jitsu is a grappling …

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7 Karate Advantages And Disadvantages

I used to do karate and currently do other martial arts. Over that time I’ve been learning about the pros and cons of the different martial arts. And I thought I’d put together to explain the advantages and disadvantages of karate. So, what are the advantages and disadvantages of karate? The advantages are: You can …

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