by guest blogger Natasha Spearman-Isip Midlife martial arts? I can wholeheartedly recommend it! When I decided to try karate, I was 43 years old. That was 15 years ago and has led to a second-degree black belt, my own fitness business and years of taiji (tai chi) practice If it hadn't been for one of my twins, who, at the age of 10, wanted "to do karate," I probably would not have given it a thought. Not knowing anything concrete about the martial arts, we decided on a family membership to the local Y and enrolled him in the karate course. Although the philosophy taught in class resonated with me, it wasn't until I saw kata, the series of dance-like movements, that I was hooked. I wanted to learn! Little did I realize…
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How Karate Helps In Increasing Self Confidence In Any Child
The roots of Karate date back to ancient Japan, possibly as early as the 14th Century by some accounts. Today, this martial art (karate) is popular all over the world and has many adherents and new trainees joining up all the time. It is especially popular among adolescents and children. With training split into various …