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okinawa karate

okinawa karate the origins of kyokushin karate Toyama Kanken: naha-te Ohtsuka Hironori: Wado ryu Shimoda Takeshi: Gichin Funakoshi’s assistant Funakoshi Gichin:  founder of shotokan karaté Motobu Choki brother of Motobu Choyu, founder of Motobu-ryu Mabuni Kenwa: Shito-Ryu Nakasone Genwa: shotokan Taira Shinken: Ryukyu Kobudo, branch of Okinawan Kobudo   According to ancient Okinawan legend, Karate

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