There are currently more people participating in karate in the United States than any other country. Karate was not, however, created in the United States- it is originally a Japanese sport.
Empty hand is Karate, a Japanese martial art.
Yes, Karate is a contact sport.
Sport karate is geared towards competition rather than as a martial art. Budō is simply a Japanese word for martial arts, with gendai budō referring to styles that came about after the Meiji restoration - karate, aikido, judo, kendo etc. As such ALL karate is "budo karate".
Karate is not a sport and as such cannot be in the Olympics. Taekwondo, a Korean sport that draws on many karate techniques, is codified to allow it to be done as a sport.
Karate is Japanese, is important in Japanease culture. If you are in karate or know it you would notice that most of the katas are japanese names.
karate is Japanese
No, karate is a unisex sport. It is made for both male and female.
Japanese karate was created based on Okinawa karate. It came to Japan in the 1930's.
Karate originated from Okinawa, japan.
No, Karate is not a cruel sport, no it teaches people how to defend themselves and have fun.
i think karate is a Japanese word it means empty handed.
a belt or a karate belt in Japanese is called obi
Karate originated in Japan, therefore, it is reasonable to think that Japanese people would practice Karate.
Karate is a Japanese word.
karate being the best sport is your OPINION, it cant be proven or given a reason why. i like karate and think it is a great sport, but you cant call it the best
Sumo wrestlings would be a popular Japanese sport though that popularity has been on a decline. Judo, Kendo and Karate may also count though they double as a martial arts.
World Karate Federation (WKF)
Tennis is a sport. Karate is a martial art and should not treated as a 'game.'
Taekwondo is considered a form of karate and is the national sport of South Korea.
Karate is not an Olympic sport.
Traditional karate is not a sport, it is a martial art.
It is a martial art, but is somewhat different, but Judo and its root art of Jujutsu are Japanese martial arts.