Benefits of Kyokushin Karate

At EMAR Dojo, we believe that a student’s total well being, both psychological and physical, can be strengthened simultaneously. While the physical aspects of exercise and Martial Arts training improve your general health, it likewise improves emotional health with increased self-esteem and self-confidence as well as decrease tension, stress, anxiety and depression. Here are just…

Club/Dojo Oath

We will train our hearts and bodies, for a firm unshaken spirit. We will pursue the true meaning of the Martial Way, so that in time our senses may be alert. With true vigour, we will seek to cultivate a spirit of self-denial We will observe the rules of courtesy, respect our superiors, and refrain…

Meaning of OSU

Kyokushin Spirit – The Spirit of Osu The purpose of Karate training is to train the body. To make it strong and powerful. This is not to be approached on its own. The Body is trained by training the mind. When the mind and body is strong this in turn produces a strong spirit, a strong spirit produces…

Your DOGi / Karate uniform

The uniform used in traditional karate schools is called a dogi and consists of two parts: the top or kimono, and the pants.  The dogi worn in the dojo is white or natural white following the philosophy that everyone training is equal regardless of social status, occupation, sex, race or religion.  The top is worn with the…

Syllabus

Kyokushin karate Syllabus: The EMARTEAM syllabus provides a clear pathway for students to learn and improve. Regular grading examinations are held twice a year normally around June and December (this may vary) Minor gradings can be held at any time during a regular class.  Gradings will not always be announced in advance, so students should…

Meaning of belt colours

The meaning of Belt colours in Kyokushin! From the colours of the belt one can easily judge about the rank and the level of expertise about any person doing karate. The more common colour that we come across is white and black. Where white represents the starting level, Black represents the true expert having highest…