The Characteristics of Karate
The Special Merits Of Kara-te by Miyagi Chojun (March 23,1934) :
A large space is not required.
It can be practiced alone.
Its practice does not require much time.
Men and women, young or old, can practice Kara-te, it depends entirely upon one's constitution.
Proper Kata (Formal exercises) can be selected and practiced at one's discretion.
One can practice with empty hands or the use of simple equipment can also be employed without much expense.
Training in Kara-te improves one's health.
This fact is evident from the physical condition of aged enthusiasts.
Physical and mental unity develops an indomitable spirit.
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