The Benefits Of Karate
Students in the adult class will learn self defense skills from an adult point of view. The scenarios are geared to be more practical than in the children’s class. The focus remains on improving physical and emotional wellness.
Karate at Lion’s Den in St. Augustine is also a great atmosphere to be in where you can succeed, gain self-esteem, and learn to never give up. We give you the skills you need to feel confident in your ability to defend yourself against any threat. We practice and practice to ensure that your muscles and body remember how to defend and counter any aggressor.
One of the main benefits of Karate is improving your strength and balance. Karate consists of punching and kicking, which helps practitioners strengthen both upper and lower body muscles. This martial art utilizes your core strength while working on your flexibility and power. Karate can also help greatly improve coordination and endurance.
Obesity is a serious problem in the United States, so adding a brand new workout to your routine will help. At Lion’s Den, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body, so introducing yourself to martial arts is one way to combat obesity and promote weight loss. In Karate, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost flexibility. Karate is a high-energy training class that is ideal for weight loss.
Confidence Building/Good Example
Lion’s Den Karate is dedicated to empowering you with the confidence and self-esteem needed to succeed in everyday life. Karate can bring out the positive qualities that have always been a part of you, whether that is inner calm, positive mental attitude, patience, or self-discipline. Karate will help you overcome fear, anger and self-doubt, and leave you feeling confident in any situation.
Variety Workouts/Stress Relief
Karate helps build mental toughness, teaches the value of hard work, and gives you the persistence you need in everyday life. Many members at Lion’s Den Karate have said that Karate is also a great stress-relief from school or work because it helps take their mind off problems they are facing so they can focus all their thoughts into striking the target in front of them. It is a workout where you have to have endurance to execute all the various kicks and punches until the end of class. By engaging your brain during class, Karate can help provide a completely different workout that you won’t find anywhere else.
In Karate, students are taught how to help each other out in class. Whether that be to help hold boards to break or targets for you to kick even to being sparring partners. By creating a bond of trust and reciprocation, you and your sparring partner can then practice various striking combinations on each other and see how to make them work. Members at Lion’s Den Karate have become close friends and help each other reach their goals.