I’ve been thinking about the term “practical” and its relationship to the martial arts. What is practical karate and how is that different from standard karate? Shouldn’t all takes on karate be practical? What would be the point of “impractical karate”?
The Google online dictionary has “practical” defined as:
1, Suitable for a particular purpose
2, Likely to succeed or be effective in real circumstances
3, Concerned with the actual doing or use of something rather than with theory and ideas