A martial arts school in Colombia, an area traditionally filled with hostility and violence, is teaching the practice of karate. This style of karate teaches the importance of flexibility, mindfulness, and promotes non-violence. Many people have found that this style improves their health and well-being, and in fact, there are many health benefits to practicing this style of karate. Karate has proven to improve drug addictions, anger issues, and other negative health outcomes, all while teaching students to be respectful and mindful.
- A karate style that promotes non-violence is an important part of Colombia.
- This practice of karate helps youth practice mindfulness and self control.
- There are also many health benefits to the practice of karate that is being utilized in Colombia.
“This is why it is so important that this department, where illegal armed actors have settled and are disputing the territory to establish illicit crops, such as coca, have the opportunity to focus their minds and bodies on a discipline that promotes respect, companionship, and non-violence.”