Sei-Budokai Karate also has a high priority of the aspects of self-defense.
Therefore Sei-Budokai Karate is in the first instance a martial art and not only a fighting-sport, although also championships will be held in Sei-Budokai Karate. The techniques are out of consideration for the competitors limited, accordingly.
In case of emergency, Sei-Budokai Karate enables the weaker person to stand up against a stronger one.
Therefore, situations of self-defense are trained regularly in class. It is essential, that the behavior in an emergency is already practiced in many training situations so there is no „mental blockage“, to start fighting and applying the learned techniques effectively.