We promote Shotokan Karate
Bright Martial Arts & Fitness (BMAF) provides karate training in Burnaby area. We seeks to promote Traditional Shotokan Karate through lifelong practice. Shotokan (松濤館) is a style of karate, developed from various martial arts by Gichin Funakoshi (1868–1957) and his son Gigo (Yoshitaka) Funakoshi (1906–1945).
Karate is a martial art that can be practiced by anyone, regardless of age or gender, and can be undertaken at any time during a person’s life. The training system employed in karate comprises three main areas: kihon (basics), kumite (sparring), and kata (forms). It is involving a variety of techniques, including blocks, strikes evasions, throws, and joint manipulations. With intense training in a disciplined environment, members will develop physically and mentally.
You CAN do it ! You don’t need any martial arts or boxing experience to take a cardio kicking fit class. Everyone is welcome.
Our programs is considered a low- or high-impact, high-intensity workout, it is a combination movement from Karate, Tae Kwan Do and Kick-Boxing.
Beginners are advised to begin slowly. Listen to your body and take water breaks when you need them. Work your way up to exercising at full intensity.