Martial art is an art used by the ancient people to defend their kingdoms. It developed over years and transformed into hundreds of styles but the main purpose behind the martial art is to learn self defense. Karate is one of the martial arts style, founded and developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom under the persuasion of Chinese martial arts. Karate is not all about defense; it teaches the art to attack as well on the enemy/opponent. Primarily, Karate is known as a striking art and includes punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes and open-handed technique such as knife-hands, spear-hands, and palm-heel strikes.
A Karate practitioner is known as Karateka and commonly known as a Trainer in the local language. It is popular among the whole world; especially, in Japan and China. Numerous movies were also filmed and launched by the producers with great stories promoting karate (martial arts).