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PRACTICAL KARATE FOR PRACTICAL PEOPLE
traditional discipline and effective self defence

The Practical Karate Association in High Wycombe provides its students with the best self defence skills with world class instructors as well as giving them a healthy exercise regime. Our Shotokan and DART Karate classes focus on close quarter paired self defence drills, striking and grappling skills, legally underpinned personal safety strategies, and martial arts exercises that improve mobility, strength and aerobic fitness.

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Why train with our Karate association?

we teach realistic, evidence based and legally underpinned physical self defence skills

we help you develop first class personal safety skills

we have highly experienced instructors who are respected internationally in their fields of expertise

our drills will help give you improved fitness, joint mobility and coordination

the discipline of martial arts can improve concentration and give improved confidence

we provide fun and varied classes

Modern Karate has its origins in close quarter defensive tactics from a fusion of Chinese and Okinawan fighting styles that were originally taught in secret on Okinawa, with the majority of karate systems descended from Royal Bodyguard Sokon Matsumura. It was not designed as a duelling art, but as an effective way of dealing with attacks by thugs. In the early 20th Century the high value of karate as a form of physical exercise was also recognised, and it was adopted by the Okinawan education system before being exported on to Japan and subsequently the world. Click on a link above to find out more!

The Practical Karate Association is part of the British Combat Karate Association (BCKA) with English Karate Federation (EKF) membership and recognition, and teaches DART Karate and Shotokan Karate martial arts classes in High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire with a focus on practical self defence.