Martial Arts Programs

Iaido

iaido jmaaIaido is a modern Japanese martial art and sport that emphasizes being aware and capable of quickly drawing the sword and responding to a sudden attack.

Iaido, in its modern form, is practiced as a competitive sport. The competition consists of two iaidoka performing their kata next to each other and simultaneously. The competitors will be judged by a panel of judges according to the standardized regulations.

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Aikido

aikido jmaaAikido is often translated as "the Way of unifying (with) life energy" or as "the Way of harmonious spirit."  

Aikido is performed by blending with the motion of the attacker and redirecting the force of the attack rather than opposing it head-on. This requires very little physical strength, as the aikidōka (aikido practitioner) "leads" the attacker's momentum using entering and turning movements. The techniques are completed with various throws or joint locks.

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Karate Jutsu

karate jmaaKarate has many benefits for people of all ages, especially kids. Children who take Karate can help them learn to handle bullying, teaches healthy fitness habits, encourages discipline to help develop good study habits, and teaches kids respect and non-violent conflict resolution. Adult students get in great shape, while working on their personal goals of self-protection, fitness, or becoming a Black Belt. Karate emphasize a positive atmosphere with all the benefits of martial arts including stress reduction, physical fitness, confidence, focus, discipline, and self-defense. Read more about our Karate program at: https://silveradokarate.com/programs

Karate Kumite

karate jmaaKumite(Japanese組手, literally "grappling hands") is one of the three main sections of karate training, along with kata and kihon. Kumite is the part of karate in which a person trains against an adversary, using the techniques learned from the kihon and kata.

Kumite can be used to develop a particular technique or a skill (e.g. effectively judging and adjusting one's distance from one's opponent) or it can be done in competition.

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Karate Kata

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Kata is a Japanese word (型 or 形) meaning literally "form" referring to a detailed choreographed pattern of martial arts movements made to be practised alone, and can also be reviewed within groups and in unison when training. It is practised in Japanese martial arts as a way to memorize and perfect the movements being executed. 

 

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Ju Jutsu

ji jitsuJu-Jutsu is a self-defence martial art and combat sport based on grappling, ground fighting and submission holds. It focuses on the skill of taking an opponent to the ground, controlling one's opponent, gaining a dominant position and using a number of techniques to force them into submission via joint locks or chokeholds.

 

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Taichi

tai chi

Tai chi, is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for defense training, health benefits, and meditation. The term Tai chi is a Chinese cosmological concept for the flux of yin and yang, and 'quan' means fist. Etymologically, Taijiquan is a fist system based on the dynamic relationship between polarities (Yin and Yang).

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing.

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