Karate comes from a long line of Martial Arts stretching back into history, yet its training methods and philosophy are of immense relevance to modern western society. Karate do is a martial way - theWay of the Empty Hand. This symbolises its non-violent nature and also the ideal of confronting one's own real self. All martial arts have these principles at their heart to a greater or lesser extent. It is these ideals that are stressed by the Reiwaryu Ryushinkan School of Karate do.
The Choi Foundation is a national Blue Ribbon award winning Self Defence Martial Arts School based in Brighton and Hove. We offer classes in a friendly, supportive and non-competitive environment withhighly trained instructors to ensure that every student can reach their maximum potential.
Unlike many martial arts groups, boot camps or gyms etc all of our classes are pay-as-you-go. This gives our parents and students great flexibility when it comes to attending classes. If for anyreason you or your child are unable to make the lesson i.e due to sickness, away on holiday or just can't make it one week you have the reassurance that you are not losing your money. All of our instructors hold first aid and Health and safety certification.
Our new Martial Art based fitness system with a combination of Martial Arts, Pilates, Yoga and Body Conditioning. We hold weekly session indoor and outdoors. The system has been devised by leadingStrength and Conditioning coach and Martial Artist 'Paul Simmons'. The new and exciting way to get fit and feel great.
Our children's program will teach your child core values such as discipline and respect. By starting at an early age, they will develop positive habits to last a lifetime. We believe in bringing outthe best in your child and have designed our classes to be entertaining and informative. The techniques a child will learn and practice will enable them to deal with any situation and will learn to defend against more than one opponent and against those with knives or sticks.
All of our instructors are fully qualified by intensive courses with the T.A.G.B and are of an extremely good standard. Indeed most are either former or current champions in their art. It costsnothing to come and experience our teaching, as first lessons are always free, and enrolment is always available. Tae kwon-Do is vital, an activity both exhilarating and liberating to watch or do.
Taekwon-Do is a modern art of self defence developed in 1955 in Korea. Taekwon-Do has grown in popularity and today is taught in nearly every country in the world. It is greatly renowned for itsspectacular and dynamic kicking techniques. However there are over 3000 techniques using both legs and arms and also includes basic grappling and throwing moves. The range of techniques caters for all types of situations, including defending against more than one opponent and against weapons.
Welcome to the official web site of the Brighton Shotokan Karate Club. The Club was first established in 1973 and is affiliated to the Academy of Shotokan Karate (ASK), of which Sensei Dave Hazard,7th Dan, is the Chief Instructor. Over this period many British and International Kumite and Kata competitors and champions have been forged at the Brighton Club which was for many years the official Dojo of Sensei Hazard.
Sifu Emil's ‘Urban Combat JKD' has been developed over the years of his continuous training; the system combines Jeet Kune Do with various other styles of martial arts (Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, 5Animal Style, Choy Li Fut, Jiu-Jitsu, Western boxing, Thai-boxing, Filipino knife-defence, Krav Maga, Street fighting and Chinese Kick boxing) plus close quarter unarmed combat techniques resulting in a self defence system that can be used and adapted in real-life street situations.
If you want to gain fitness, lose weight, learn to effectively defend yourself in a real situation or would like to bully proof your child, Elements Martial Arts is your one location to achieve allthat, and more! Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a grappling and ground fighting based system, the principles of which are based on leverage and technique to control and subdue a bigger, stronger and more athletic opponent.