A) Karate is an over-all programme for the mind, body and soul. Through the physical training as one’s body becomes strong, one’s breathing patterns stabalise which has a calming effect on the mind and a stabalising effect on one’s general health. School going children benefit a lot as their retention and grasping abilities increase manifold. Through Zen Meditation, which is an integral part of training in Seido Karate, one’s ability to have an insight has a life altering effect in all. High Levels of Confidence, self-control, concentration and the ability to fight stress all come in naturally with training and keep on increasing. This makes Students of Seido Karate examples of healthy and respectable living in today’s world.