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Karate: Kateda, G j -Ry , Gkr Karate, Keichu Do, Nihon Koden Shindo Ryu, American Karate, Full Contact Karate, Kumite, Ryukyu Kempo Books LLC

Karate: Kateda, G j -Ry , Gkr Karate, Keichu Do, Nihon Koden Shindo Ryu, American Karate, Full Contact Karate, Kumite, Ryukyu Kempo

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Published August 14th 2011
ISBN : 9781156776537
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292 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 56. Chapters: Chit?-ry?, G?j?-ry?, Seiyo Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo, American Karate, Shaolin Kempo Karate,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 56. Chapters: Chit?-ry?, G?j?-ry?, Seiyo Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobudo, American Karate, Shaolin Kempo Karate, Ryukyu Kempo, Kumite, Karate belts, Karate stances, Kata, Gosoku-ryu, Repechage, Kokond?, Koryu Uchinadi, Tokaido, Yoseikan Karate, Makiwara, Seikichi Odo, Kyushindo, Bud?kan, Seisan, Kenkojuku, Sh?rin-ry? Kishaba Juku, Comparison of karate styles, List of kyokushin techniques, Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Karate, Zanshin, List of Shito-ryu techniques, Mushindo Kempo, Hojo und?, Shohei-ryu, Shotobudo-ryu, Karate gi, Seigokan, Koei-Kan, Kuma-Ryu, Ikken hissatsu, Motobu-ryu, Karate techniques, Pangai-noon, Sh?rinji-ry?, Keishinkan, Embusen, Washin-Ryu Karate-Do, Enpi, Sanbon kumite, Gyaku zuki, Sanseirui, List of karate terms, Shita tsuki, Ashi Sabaki. Excerpt: Karate ) (Japanese pronunciation: , English: ) is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. It was developed from indigenous fighting methods called te, literally hand- Tii in Okinawan) and Chinese kenp?. Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes, and open-handed techniques such as knife-hands. Grappling, locks, restraints, throws, and vital point strikes are taught in some styles. A karate practitioner is called a karateka ). Karate was developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom prior to its 19th-century annexation by Japan. It was brought to the Japanese mainland in the early 20th century during a time of cultural exchanges between the Japanese and the Ryukyuans. In 1922 the Japanese Ministry of Education invited Gichin Funakoshi to Tokyo to give a karate demonstration. In 1924 Keio University established the first university karate club in Japan and by 1932, major Japanese universities had karate clubs. In this era of escalating Japanese militarism, the name was changed from (Chinese hand or Tang hand verbatim, ...