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…

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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…

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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…

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How to tie your OBI / Belt

The OBI/belt is used primarily to keep your dogi top from opening. Fold your belt in half and find the center. Place the center just below your navel and wrap both ends around your waist bringing the tips back to the front.  Make sure not to twist the belt and that the ends are even.…

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