Breathing is essential for all kinds of exercises and sports practices. Very critical in Karate as breathing gives the practitioners physical, mental, and emotional benefits. Since breathing is a physiological process with both voluntary and involuntary control, it is essential to control and practice in all kinds of physical activities, especially those that require strength, agility, and movements of most body parts.
Breathing in Karate is essential. Scientific breathing methods for elite martial practices and art aid in bettering performance. These breathing exercises help to relax your diaphragmatic breath to relax, increasing the stamina to fight kata or kumite, influencing the performance of your vagus nerve and central nervous system.
Jesse Enkamo’s “The Karate Nerd” video teaches you the role of breath in Karate correctly by using your diaphragm rather than your chest. In contrast to stressful chest breathing, belly breathing helps you relax.