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Karate (空手) is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom. It developed from the indigenous Ryukyuan martial arts (called te (手), "hand"; tii in Okinawan) ... More »

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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 ...

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A look at the development of karate history, from its humble beginnings in Okinawa, to its growth in the 20 century to becoming one of the most respected and ...

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Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Genbu-Kai History of Karate-Do. The Early History From China. Early in China, as many of you know, Shaolin monasteries trained monks in ...

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Trace the history, influence and development of karate from Okinawan, Japanese and Chinese martial arts.

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HISTORY OF OKINAWA KARATE. According to ancient Okinawan legend, Karate had its beginnings in India with a Buddhist monk named Daruma. Tradition ...

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A Brief History of the Japan Karate Association ... In 1956, the JKA set up the first- ever karate specialist instructor intern (kenshusei) training program at the ...

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History of Shotokan Karate. Gichin Funakoshi is known today as the father of modern day karate. He was born in 1868 in Okinawa. As a boy he studied karate  ...

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The true history of traditional karate is almost impossible to verify due to the secrecy surrounding the arts and the lack of written records. It is known that the ...

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Mar 13, 2017 ... Karate, including the sub-types, is primarily a striking martial art. It began in Okinawa as a blend of native and Chinese fighting styles.