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Karate and Martial Arts Instruction Terms to Know

There are numerous styles of martial arts that are practiced worldwide. Some of which are karate, jiu jitsu, wich chun, and hapkido. As you may know, these martial arts originated in different countries, and are currently taught in schools of self defense across America. Many of them employ kicks, punches, unique blocks, and striking techniques. Since these art forms were originally started as forms of combat, they incorporate various weapons as well. Below you will find a few helpful terms that may expand your understanding of martial arts instruction.

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – A martial art that originated in Brazil, and focuses on ground fighting, as well as grappling. It was derived from traditional Japanese jiu jitsu, and is now commonly used in mixed martial arts events.
  • Wing Chun – This is a form of traditional Chinese kung fun that focuses on simple movements and powerful striking techniques. Close range combat, some grappling, low kicks, and vertical straight punches are all used in this style.
  • Kwoon – A training hall or school used for Chinese self defense instruction. This includes styles like Shaolin Long Fist, Choy Lee Fut, Wing Chun, and Tai Chi Chuan. The Japanese version of a kwoon is typically referred to as a dojo.
  • Sifu – A teacher or instructor of kung fu and Chinese martial arts. This is what students are told to address the teacher as. In Japanese styles like karate and judo, the teacher is referred to as a sensei.
  • Mook Jong – Also referred to as a wooden dummy, this is a training device used in styles like Wing Chun kung fu. It is often made from teak or oak, and has two upper arms, one lower arm, and a single leg. Various techniques and combinations can be applied to the mook jong.
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    Haliwell Karate Academy
    8217 S 27th St., Franklin, WI 53132
    Japanese Traditional Karate. Martial Arts Instruction. Personal Conditioning Training.
    (414) 304-7855
    East West Connection Martial Arts & Wellness Studi
    5726 S 108th St, Hales Corners, WI 53130
    Become healthy & physically fit, develop superior concentration and skills to perform better at school or on the job. No matter what your physical limitations attributes or age we will help your goals.
    (414) 425-2971
    Martial Arts for Life Academy
    27642 75th St, Salem, WI 53168
    USA Martial Arts offers classes for children and adults, ages 4 and up. Classes include martial arts training, leadership training, martial arts weapons, cardio fitness, and self-defense. For the kids we have preschool martial arts, children's safety, and after school programs.
    (262) 843-4488
    Black Belt Karate Studio
    5630 Washington Ave Ste 3, Racine, WI 53406
    (262) 554-7431
    US Taekwondo Academy
    5713 Sheridan Rd, Kenosha, WI 53140
    (262) 652-2559
    Kenosha Tae Kwon DO Club Inc
    2221 63rd St, Kenosha, WI 53143
    (262) 657-8397
    Chosun Black Belt Academy
    7123 S 76th St, Franklin, WI 53132
    (414) 529-5425
    Rothwell MMA
    7600 75th St, Kenosha, WI 53142
    (262) 764-5020
    Chos Taekwondo
    6163 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 327-2221
    World Martial Arts Academy Muskego LLC
    S75w17321 Janesville Rd, Muskego, WI 53150
    (262) 679-1010
    Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu
    9108 W. National Avenue, West Allis, WI 53227
    We teach classes for adults and children alike. We teach self-defense, including women's self defense, weapons training, conditioning classes, and qigong & meditation.
    (414) 405-0776
    Gerry Cook's Professional Martial Arts
    2048 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087
    (847) 336-1950
    Four Winds Martial Arts
    2038 S 114th St, Milwaukee, WI 53227
    (414) 541-3656
    Chang's Martial Arts Academy
    3200 Sunset Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087
    (847) 360-8360
    Kempo-Goju Karate Fudoshin Dojo LLC
    5729 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208
    (414) 771-8698

    Karate and other martial arts are taught all over the world. Many people choose to train in a self defense system in order to be better able to defend themselves. These combat styles come from many different countries, including jiujutsu, kung fu, tai chi, and Korean arts like taekwondo. Nowadays, many studios and schools teach mixed martial arts, which have gained significant popularity from televised sporting events. Regardless of the martial art of self defense style you get involved with, the key is having a great instructor who knows what they are doing. After all, if the aikido, kick boxing, or karate instructor is not qualified, you may not learn the martial art correctly. Some of the things you can expect in a self defense school or studio are sparring, training drills, weapons instruction, and various belt levels. No matter what class, dojo, or martial arts club you get involved with, the core focus is typically learning the style properly. Fortunately, there are some schools that offer separate classes for beginners and kids. This way, the teacher can focus more on the individuals who require more help with the combat art. In this day and age, the best way to acquire all sorts of data pertaining to martial arts is by surfing the web. There are in-depth sites for pretty much any style you have in mind. It is important when you seek out this information to use the key terms that pertain to the style you are interested in.
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