Lahore: South Asian gold medalist Saweel Fayyaz said that karate should be mandatory in schools. “Karate strengthens the muscles and endurance, while improving flexibility, balance, agility and coordination,” said Fayyaz talking here to reporters.
Fayyaz, who is also the karate instructor at friends Center karate Lahore, said that with the improvement of mental and physical health, students will lead a happier, well-rounded life. Karate promotes a healthy lifestyle and offer many benefits. Consistent training not only conditions the mind and body to have strength and stamina to fight back in violent situations, but also helps the body to fight the disease, said Saweel.