The Korean style of Karate, Tai Kwon Do is the most common, followed by Shorin Ryu and Shotokan.
Karate does not typically have flips in it. It is a gymnastics move with little combat value in it, leaving one vulnerable to strikes while doing it.
Australian karate is based on the Okinawa martial art of karate. Depending on the school, it can be teaching traditional karate. Most of the martial arts adjust and include techniques that are good for their area and how to counter common occurrences in their area.
Power. The source of power in most strikes and kicks is from the ground and a correct and strong stance is a major part of allowing that to be transmitted into the technique.
Technically, no weapons are used in karate. However, many schools have combined karate and kabudo and teach both, but just use the name karate. The bo (staff), sai, tonfa and nanchuku are the most common ones.
Hapkido is a Korean Martial Art and Karate is an Okinawan Martial Art. Both involve learning strikes, grappling and throws.
That depends on the style and the school. Yellow is probably the most common belt after white.
Karate originated in the Ryukyu Islands or what is now Okinawa, Japan. It was developed from indigenous fighting methods called tegumi (手, literally "hand"; tii in Okinawan) and Chinese White Crane Kung Fu. Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes, and open-handed techniques such as knife-hands (karate chop). Grappling, locks, restraints, throws, and vital point strikes are taught in some styles. A karate practitioner is called a karateka(空手家?).
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Boxing and karate are conisdered striking arts as opposed to the grappling arts.