Karate or karate-do is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Islands from indigenous fighting methods and Chinese kenp.
It is primarily a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes and open-handed techniques such as knife-hands and ridge-hands. Grappling, locks, restraints, throws, and vital point strikes are taught in some styles.
Karate or Karate-do was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1994.
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 24, 2019: The Asian Karate Federation (AKF) has opened a new chapter in its history with the election of a new president and the composition of a new Executive Council.
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Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 17, 2019: A total of 340 participants from 33 countries will take part in the 16th Asian Karate Federation Senior Championships which will get underway on Friday, July 19, in Tashkent.