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Karate is a striking martial art

An Overview of Karate

Karate is a martial art developed on the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. Karate is predominantly a striking art using punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open hand techniques. Karate can be practiced as an art, sport, or as self defense training. Karate training is commonly divided into kihon (basics or fundamentals), kata (forms), and kumite (sparring).

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National Martial Arts Committee

The National Martial Arts Committee's objective is the Nationwide promotion of Martial Art Sport for All, through physical activity, competition and association.

•By promoting ethics, education of youth and the spirit of fair play.

Norwich Karate (Ormiston Victory Academy) - Eastern Shotokan Karate Association

The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) is a professional karate association who are dedicated to teaching traditional Shotokan Karate to the very highest standard.

UEA Sportspark

Sportspark originally opened its doors for the first time in 2000. Funded primarily by the Lottery and Sports England it has become one of the most successful community sport facilities in the UK.

Norwich Karate (City Academy Norwich) - Eastern Shotokan Karate Association

The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) is a professional karate association who are dedicated to teaching traditional Shotokan Karate to the very highest standard.

Eastern Shotokan Karate Association

The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) is a professional karate association who are dedicated to teaching traditional Shotokan Karate to the very highest standard.

Hethersett Karate - Eastern Shotokan Karate Association

The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) is a professional karate association who are dedicated to teaching traditional Shotokan Karate to the very highest standard.

Wymondham Karate - Eastern Shotokan Karate Association

The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) is a professional karate association who are dedicated to teaching traditional Shotokan Karate to the very highest standard.

Norwich Karate (Recreation Road Sports Centre) - Eastern Shotokan Karate Association

The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) is a professional karate association who are dedicated to teaching traditional Shotokan Karate to the very highest standard.

Long Stratton Karate - Eastern Shotokan Karate Association

The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) is a professional karate association who are dedicated to teaching traditional Shotokan Karate to the very highest standard.