Why Should Kids Learn Karate?

Why should kids learn karate? In today's society, we are seeing a major shift. Children are more aggressive and less respectful. They are showing more anger and getting into more trouble then in the past. Why? Some people will say it is how they are being raised but not all parents want to see their children being aggressive with people or causing problems for others. Karate, is a...

Who created Shotokan Karate? It may not be who you think.

Who created Shotokan Karate? Well, it is obvious, who created Shotokan Karate, right?  Gichin Funakoshi did, right?  Gichin Funakoshi did not create Shotokan Karate! What? Yes, Gichin Funakoshi is the Father of Modern Karate and Shotokan Karate comes from his teachings. Shoto was Master Funakoshi's pen name when he wrote poetry. Okay, so, There his nickname was Shoto. The style is...