The National Open Karate Championship is being held in Trivandrum for a day at Central Stadium on June 10th, 2010. It is organized by Kerala Shitoryu Karate Association.Kerala Shito Ryu Karate Association is a private institute which provides karate classes since 1989. The chief instructor of the institute in Trivandrum is Mr. Sensai K S Arun.
‘Karate’ is a Japanese word that means empty hand and refers to a karate student’s ability to offer a defense without the use of weapons. To train for karate, you will need jump ropes, breakable boards. To perform karate exercises, you will need leg and body stretchers, mats, water training bags, punching bags and pull-up and push-up bars. Karate not only keeps your body fit, it also strengthens your mind and enhances your concentration.