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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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History of Karate-Do. The Early History From China. Early in China, as many of you know, Shaolin monasteries trained monks in Kung Fu. In the 6th century, this  ...

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

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Several Karate instructors I've spoken to indicate that Karate ... Here are bits that we do know: Gichin Funakoshi, born and raised in Okinawa, ...

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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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Learn about the history of karate, from its precursors in ancient India to its development in Okinawa, Japan and its spread in the 20th century.

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Karate developed on the Ryukyu Islands. To understand karate, some knowledge of geography and history is helpful. The Ryukyus are a string of islands that lie ...

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History of Karate. A BRIEF HISTORY OF KARATE. Karate history can be traced back some 1400 years, to Daruma, founder of Zen Buddhism in Western India.