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…