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Karate (空手) is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom. It developed from the ..... Funakoshi did not consider it unusual for a devotee to use Karate in a real ..... Jackie Chan,...

The History Of Karate. Karate As A Sport. - Athletic Scholarships


History of Karate. Where Karate Began. Karate, the Japanese word for “empty hands,” was born in the Okinawan Islands as a form of self-defense, at a time ...



Karate (空手)is a martial art developed in the in what is now Okinawa, Japan. It was ... karate did not receive the necessary two thirds majority vote to become an  ...

Where did Karate originate? | Yahoo Answers


Jul 2, 2007 ... The legend goes something like this... Okay, so originally Dharma (Indian Bhuddist) taught the monks at Shao Lin (China) some martial arts ...

The History of Karate Belts and Ranks

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Modern-day students of karate generally assume that the ranking system of kyu ( .... In Okinawa the kyu/dan system did not really become universal until 1956, ...

Why is karate a Japanese martial art in spite of its Indian origin ...


Jul 24, 2011 ... Many Asian martial arts trace their origins to the fifth century and the supposed arrival of an Indian Buddhist monk, Bodhidarma, at the Shoalin ...

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Sep 4, 2008 ... I fought karate many times and it fails.most traditional martial arts are useless against ... then how come boxers defeat your karate all the time?.

How the masters got their ranks: the origins of karate ranks - Judo Info


Back on Okinawa, the dan/kyu system did not become universal until after World ... With the Butoku-kai administration shut down for years to come, each karate ...

10 Differences Between Okinawan Karate & Japanese Karate


There are MANY differences between Okinawan and Japanese Karate. ..... Ive trained very little in Japan, but did notice that all the Tokyo instructors (SKIF) used ..... and there are many movements in Jujutsu that come from sword movements.

The History of Shotokan Karate - The Shotokan Way


Sep 4, 2006 ... The karate world, for decades, has been far too pre-occupied with power, ... where our karate is going, we need to understand where it has come from. ... on of the first things he did during his reign was to ban all weapons.

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history - Did Karate really originate in the Okinawa region of Japan ...


Feb 6, 2012 ... Several Karate instructors I've spoken to indicate that Karate originated in the Okinawa region of Japan. However, when visiting the region and ...

History of traditional karate


The true history of traditional karate is almost impossible to verify due to the secrecy ... The secrecy did not end until 1902 when Commissioner of Education ...

History of Shotokan Karate-do


Karate as a martial art was cultivated in the island of Okinawa, south of mainland Japan. After many years, the development of Karate as a means of self defence ...