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Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club Am I Fit Enough for Karate?
Am I Fit Enough for Karate?
This is usually followed by questions such as, ‘will I get hurt?’ or ‘will I embarrass myself?’ At Toyakan Higashi Karate Club, we teach people of all different ages and abilities. To set your mind at ease, here is some...
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05 - 12 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club The Benefits of Preschool Karate
The Benefits of Preschool Karate
At ages 4 and 5 (the pre-school years) children experience a huge range of developmental changes. At this stage, children are starting to socialise more and develop their independence. These years are critical for building self-discipline and self-confidence and karate...
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15 - 11 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club The Differences Between Taekwondo and Karate
The Differences Between Taekwondo and Karate
There are many martial arts practiced today, but two of the most prominent arts are karate and taekwondo. While both karate and taekwondo teach patience and discipline and offer a full body workout, there are many differences between these two...
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05 - 11 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club Karate 101: The White Belt Basics
Karate 101: The White Belt Basics
When you begin your karate training, you will be taught basic strikes, basic blocks, basic kicks and basic stances. While you will continue to practice these karate techniques right up until you are a black belt, it is essential you...
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15 - 10 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club The Significance of a Dojo
The Significance of a Dojo
Dojos are spaces shared by a variety of martial arts schools including judo, karate, kendo, aikido and kyudo. Dojos function and have a special place in the development of martial artists. A place of learning In Japanese ‘dojo’ means ‘a...
T0y@kH@n_L0g
05 - 10 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club Top 5 Health Benefits of Martial Arts
Top 5 Health Benefits of Martial Arts
The Martial Arts aren’t about fighting, they are about self-defence and self-confidence. They are about finding balance in oneself, physically, emotionally and mentally. At Toyakan Higashi Karate Club, we believe that martial arts can help you lead a more balanced,...
T0y@kH@n_L0g
15 - 09 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club Martial Arts from A Spiritual Perspective
Martial Arts from A Spiritual Perspective
Stay in the moment  Most of us take the good things in our life for granted. Staying in the here and now is a difficult task, as we tend to dwell on the past or think forward to the future....
T0y@kH@n_L0g
05 - 09 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club Keeping the Focus On: Teaching Martial Arts to Kids
Keeping the Focus On: Teaching Martial Arts to Kids
One of the largest concerns that parents have about their children is their lack of focus. They dread parent/teacher interviews because they know what they are going to hear. “They cannot sit still. They get good grades, but they love...
T0y@kH@n_L0g
15 - 08 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club Martial Arts Training: The Importance of Repetition
Martial Arts Training: The Importance of Repetition
Many people think of repetition as a bad thing, but repetition is an essential part of mastering any art form, including martial arts. In this blog we will explain why repetition is so important when you are learning martial arts....
T0y@kH@n_L0g
05 - 08 - 2018
Karate School | Japanese Karate School | Gold Coast | Toyakan Higashi Karate Club How Old Is Too Old- Is There an Age Limit to Martial Arts?
How Old Is Too Old- Is There an Age Limit to Martial Arts?
While there are lots of older martial arts masters, you don’t often see older beginners. While it may be true that more people take up martial arts in their youth, there are many people that take up martial arts after...
T0y@kH@n_L0g
15 - 07 - 2018

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