There are many different styles of Karate, but fortunately all of them use the same basic item, the Karate gi, whether that is Shotokan, Wado Ryu, Shitu Ryu or any other karate discipline.
Black Eagle have added the popular range of Tokaido Karate protective gear, all approved to the latest WKF standard, and date stamped to 2015.
Although mandatory equipment for all WKF Karate tournaments, many local as well as national competitions are adopting the WKF approved gear as a benchmark standard to ensure all equipment is up to the required safety standard.
Black Eagle have introduced a brand new range of Wacoku martial arts shoes, suitable for karate, taekwondo, kickboxing and kung fu training.
Martial arts shoes are great for protecting feet, and with the special swivel points in the soles, almost as good as training barefoot.
Black Eagle only supply traditional Judo Gi, woven from 100% cotton using tried and tested designs laid down decades ago and still used today.
WTF Taekwondo requires the use of WTF approved equipment, specially a minimum of head, body arm and leg protection for practise sparring, plus additional hand, groin and foot protection for competition.
As a supplier of taekwondo uniforms and taekwondo sparring gear, we often get asked about whether our products are suitable for ‘taekwondo’, which they are, but it depends on whether you do ITF Tae Kwon Do or WTF Taekwondo.
Oh how the humble Karate Gi has changed over the past 20 or 30 years or so, from just a humble, simple karate uniform, there are now a whole host of options available to choose from.
Choosing a Karate Gi doesn’t have to be confusing if you follow our quick guide.
A Judo Gi (or Judogi) is the formal style of judo uniform developed for competition and training, and available in white and blue. The Judo Gi was originally designed around the early 1900′s and has remained largely unchanged since then.
Following on from our short blog about taking up martial arts as a form of worthwhile exercise, here we are going to cover a little about eating healthily. If you are Diabetic or have other similar health issues, please consult a specialist as you will require a specialist diet.
There is a great deal of publicity nowadays about obesity and the food we eat, with more and more people looking for ways to get fit and, according to the health reports, live longer!