Questions and Answers

What does Karate mean?

In Japanese, karate means "empty hands". Another nominal development is the addition of dō (道:どう) to the end of the word karate. Thus karatedō is more than just empty hand techniques. It is "The Way of the Empty Hand".

Karate Do 空手道

How should I start practicing Karate?

Our website is a great area to start exposing yourself to Karate but going to your local Karate School is where you should start training properly. Please note that the website serves as only a reference guide for practitioners with experience. Please go see a certified Master Instructor for training.

Can anyone practice Karate?

Yes, anyone can practice Karate. Karate as a martial art is popular with people of both genders and of many ages.

How do I get good at Karate?

To be good at Karate takes years of practicing the skills repeatedly and regularly to improve one's proficiency. Asking advice from senior belts can help improve your techniques and correct your mistakes. I also believe that you have to enjoy and love the sport to be able to reach a new level. Please see a certified Master Instructor for training.

How long till I get a black belt?

It varies between schools. Please note receiving a black belt doesn't mean you've mastered the martial arts, its only the beginning and that's when the true training begins!

How to choose a good Karate school?

Usually there is a free class that you can participate and tryout if you ask the Master Instructor. If not, you can watch from the side and observe the training and see how the students practice.

How much does it cost to start Karate?

It varies between schools. Some of the costs expected when starting include monthly fees and the uniform. Later you may need to purchase sparring gear to participate in advanced training.

How do I contact Karatedo Preschool?

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Is there going to be a Kung Fu Preschool?

No that is not something in the works. I don't have any plans to create Kung Fu Preschool.

Why was Karatedo Preschool created?

Karatedo Preschool was created to help children and adults across the world. There are a lot of people who don't have access to this information. Building cool educational stuff for children and adults!




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