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Yes, Karate is a contact sport.

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Is karate a non contact sport?

No. You hit people.


Is karate sport with Full Contact?

Some schools teach karate as a sport. Some schools teach karate as a martial art. Schools of both types may allow full contact, however, most will not as the insurance requirements and liability are too high to allow it. As such pads and protective gear will be required.


Is karate an olympic sport?

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.


Is karate a boy sport?

No, karate is a unisex sport. It is made for both male and female.


Why is karate the best sport?

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


Is karate a cruel sport?

No, Karate is not a cruel sport, no it teaches people how to defend themselves and have fun.


Where was the sport karate from?

Karate originated from Okinawa, japan.


What sport is better karate or tennis?

Tennis is a sport. Karate is a martial art and should not treated as a 'game.'


Is karate the Olympic sport?

Karate is not an Olympic Sport. TaeKwonDo, a Korean based sport, has been in the Olympics. One of the challenges is that you have to make the activity a sport, and the rules have to be the same throughout the world. Karate is a combat art and many do not want to water it down.


Who made Karate a sport?

World Karate Federation (WKF)


Is karate the national sport of any country?

Taekwondo is considered a form of karate and is the national sport of South Korea.


Is karate a sport in china?

Karate is not a sport, it is a martial art. Some styles treat it as a sport and hold competitions. In China, the martial art most commonly practiced as a sport is Wushu.


What is the maximum age to compete in karate in the Olympics?

Karate is not an Olympic sport.


What are sports like karate?

Traditional karate is not a sport, it is a martial art.


What is the explanation of the sport karate?

First of all the thing that we call "sport karate" is NOT karate at all. Because all they do there is wear those gloves and punch each other in order to win medals. They destroy the whole philosophy that karate has. They turn a martial art into a useless sport.


Is Karate a Japanese sport?

Some would consider it so. however true Karate is not a sport and never will be, its an art and a way of life.


Is karate a olymipic sport?

No. Karate is not an olympic game. There are talks going on to include it in Olympics but currently it is yielding no result. However other martial arts like judo, taek won do and wushu are in Olympics.


Is karate a sport or an activity?

Sports are activities, but not all activities are sports. Many schools do teach it as a competitive sport. Karate is a martial art and when taught in the traditional way is not a sport.


What sport were combined to make karate?

Karate is not a sport. It is a martial art. Some schools and styles have made it into a competition through tournaments, but the origins are in wrestling and kung fu, not a sport.


Has US won gold in Olympic karate?

Karate is not an Olympic sport. However, Tai Kwon Do is an Olympic sport and there have been a number of gold medals for the United States in this sport.


What kind of sport is karate?

Karate is not really a sport. It is a martial art. As such it should be focused on learning the art and the ability to defend one's self. There are branches that make it a sport and concentrate on competition.


Is there a sport that starts with K?

karate


Is there a sport begging with k?

karate!


What is spongebobs favirite sport?

Karate


What is Leo's favorite sport?

Karate