Mental and physical fitness through age appropriate training
At i-defense Essen the idea of karate is not, unlike in a lot of other institutions, being focused on the mere physical level or the performance for tournaments but is grounded according to its traditional roots on the three pillars of Karate-Do: self-defense, health and philosophy. Yoshukai Karate is a wholistic system, which is also suited for the aged. At the Martial Arts Academy i-defense a respectful, age sensitive training is offered according to the individual physical condition. The appreciation of age is deeply rooted in Asian culture and is being lived in our dojo.
Our experiences have shown that training leads to a physical as well as mental flexibility. Special exercises from QiGong or Shiatsu enhance and vitalise the flow of energy in the body. Our concept of Karate 40+ is thought by experienced and educated instructors and has already been realised in cooperation with the Sportbund Essen, the coverning organization for all sports diciplines in Essen.
Realistic self-defense and health at i-defense Essen for a vital life!
course times: see Training Schedule