Youth and Adult
Karate literally means “empty hand”. Its emphasis is as much on mental focus [ki] and discipline as the development of great physical and body. This marriage perfect mental and physical control develops the practitioner into a highly effective tool, essentially becoming a “weaponless weapon”.
SELF-DEFENSE Karate-Do, correctly learned, is on excellent means of self-defense, not just a sport. Eventually, one must retire from sport competition; Karate-Do is valuable for a lifetime.
CONDITIONING Your Karate training includes not only classical forms [Kata] but also the most current techniques in flexibility and aerobic activity, Karate conditioning has been identified as one of the most complete physical activities utilizing the whole body with minimum stress.
DISCIPLINE Karate is challenging work both mentally and physically, you will motivate yourself and others to attain goals you previously only dreamed of, In addition, the practice demands incrementally that we control the emotions that negatively affect our productivity.
SELF-CONFIDENCE The benefits karate offer in building self-esteem and confidence are immeasurable and evident in all walks of life.
SPORT This aspect of Karate-Do allows anyone with a competitive desire to participate in numerous tournaments – locally, nationally and even internationally. We are members of Ontario and National Karate association which has been recognized by the Canada Olympic Committee as sole organization representing Karate in the Canada. Many of Sensei Arefi”s students won Gold in Kumite and Kata [Forms] competitions across Canada and overseas.
STRESS RELEASE Karate is an excellent means of relieving the stresses of daily life. After a tense day at work or school, t raining at the Dojo will definitely reduce one’s stress level and allow the student to go home feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Mushin-Kai has classes for adults and children of all ages. Beginners and experienced martial artists alike are welcome to join the Dojo at any time, and visitors are also welcome to watch classes.
We offer Karate Programs for people of all ages regardless of ability.