Exercise for flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular fitness
and improved coordination.
Which means basic training , includes exercises designed to teach the fundamentals
of karate. Kihon training is usually done without a partner. One learns form and proper execution of stances, blocks, punches, strikes, kicks, and basic movements.
Which is a fixed series of moves in a sequence which must be performed with a proper style and form. Kata are ancient in origin. It has been through the kata that karate has been passed on from generation to generation.
Which means sparring, includes the execution of a technique against an opponent as well as how to block, or avoid such an attack. In kumite training, all striking techniques are properly distanced and timed so as not to injure one’s training partner.
This training is the study of the application of the basic techniques with the addition
of escapes from holds, throws, and immobilization techniques.