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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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    Taihei Tatsu Martial Arts
    3402 5th Ave, Lake Charles, LA 70607
    Our martial arts program combines the hard styles of Japan and Korea with soft styles of China and ground work of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu into one cohesive style. Come and learn from the best!
    (337) 478-1771
    Beaumont Taekwondo & Jiu Jitsu
    3803 Calder Ave, Beaumont, TX 77706
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    (409) 838-6667
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    Acadian Judo
    107 Mimosa Pl, Lafayette, LA 70506
    Our martial arts training programs offers instruction in judo, jujitsu and tae kwon do to the area. Learn discipline, improve your health and become able to defend yourself through our lessons.
    (337) 303-2096
    Ata Karate for Kids
    1435 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy, Lake Charles, LA 70611
    (337) 217-9252
    Master Choi Tae Kwon DO Institute Inc
    4626 Nelson Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (337) 477-8080
    Ata Black Belt Academy
    4070 Nelson Rd Ste 1000, Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (337) 477-5642
    Tae Kwon Kwons DO
    905 E 1st St, Deridder, LA 70634
    (337) 462-5966
    Armentor's United Martial Arts
    3840 Main Ave, Groves, TX 77619
    (409) 962-8334
    HIS World Christian Martial Arts
    4301 32nd St, Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (409) 365-7361
    Mid-County Taekwondo Academy
    1427 S Highway 69, Nederland, TX 77627
    (409) 724-6668
    Reed's Elite Mixed Martial Arts
    518 N Main St, Jennings, LA 70546
    (337) 824-9665
    Family Connection Tae Kwon Do-Karate School
    1145 S 4th St, Beaumont, TX 77701
    (409) 838-2442
    Brass Dragon Karate Federation
    124 E Candlestick Dr, Lumberton, TX 77657
    (409) 755-1099
    Texas Punishment Crew-Royce Gracie Network
    6376 Phelan Blvd, Beaumont, TX 77706
    (409) 659-4059
    Texas Karate Academy
    7310 Highway 105, Beaumont, TX 77713
    (409) 892-9352

    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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