'kara' which means empty and 'te' which means hand. Added with the Japanese 'do' meaning path or way, giving Karate-do or 'empty hand way'. Using various parts of the body, through continuous and methodical training, it develop them into powerful defensive weapons. .
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling-type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns. To develop basic athletic skills such as flexibility, core strength, agility, balance, and reflexes through wrestling practice is a great way to get physically fit.
Judo is an Olympic sport, involving throwing and holding, including arm-locks and strangles for the more senior players. All instructors are qualified through the British Judo Association. Children taught from six years of age.
A rapidly growing grappling sport and widely considered as the most complete martial arts for ground fighting. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is derived from a combination of traditional jiu jitsu, judo, and wrestling.
San Shou Kuan is a practical martial art which strives for self improvement. It teaches traditional training elements but also includes competitive fighting 'Sanda', Sanda makes use of punching, kicking, throwing, wrestling and defensive techniques.
A course of related exercises and postures intended to promote control of the body and mind to attain physical and spiritual wellbeing.
The sport of boxing, amateur and professional, involving attack and defense with the fists. Boxers usually wear padded gloves and are matched in weight and ability.