Karate is one of the most well known Martial Art word in the world. As such, it is probably the must misunderstood and misused word. There are many schools that use the term "Karate" to describe their Martial Art. For the purposes of this section, "Karate" will be understood as the following. Karate, meaning empty hands, is a style of Martial Art with Okinawan and Japanese roots and traditions. One of the key figures of Karate is Gichin Funakoshi. Most of the traditional Karate systems today, can trace their lineage to him. Today, there are more systems of Karate than could possibly be categorized here. For your site to fit this section, it must represent a "Karate" system that has its origin in an Okinawan-Japanese traditional karate. Karate Martial Arts Sports.
Karate developed on the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. It was brought to the Japanese mainland in the early 20th century during a time of cultural exchanges between the Japanese and the Chinese. (wikipedia)
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- Présentation Stade Porte Normande Karaté www
Présentation de cette section, Porte Normande Karaté, style shotokan, et de ses activités. Vernon, Eure (27). Stade Porte Normande Karaté.
- Ressources Info Karaté www
Ressources d'aide à la formation des enseignants de karaté, Karaté, nombreux supports visuels, katas de plusieurs styles, règlements, informations sur la préparation aux diplômes officiels. Info Karaté.
- Features Goju-Shorei Systems www
Features weapons, Systems, history, products, and contact information. Goju-Shorei Systems.
- An Goju Ryu Network www
An online community regarding Goju-Ryu Karatedo and Okinawa Martial Arts for research, Ryu Network, information exchange, history, documentation, and networking. Goju Ryu Network.
- History History of Shimabuku www
History of Master Tatsuo Shimabuku, Shimabuku, founder of Isshinryu. History of Shimabuku.
- Links Ken's Isshinryu Page www
Links to other useful Isshinryu pages. Isshinryu Page. Genealogy, kata and pictures. Ken's Isshinryu Page.
- Dedicated Budo Kai www
Dedicated to researching, Kai, preserving, and disseminating information of classical Japanese-style martial arts. Membership details, gallery, news and links. Located in Aurora, Illinois. Budo Kai.
- A E-Budo.com www
A forum for Japanese martial arts and culture. E-Budo.com.
- An MartialTalk.com - Kenpo / Kempo www
MartialTalk.com - Kenpo / Kempo.
- A Kenpo Thoughts www
A publication that features articles and news items on many different systems of kenpo. Kenpo Thoughts.
- Video Nunchaku Tutorials www
Video tutorials, Tutorials, the style presented is mainly from World Nunchaku Association and also some freestyle videos. Nunchaku Tutorials.
- Features World Nunchaku Association www
Features events, Nunchaku Association, workshops, news, downloads and forum. Also contains links and general information. [English/Dutch] World Nunchaku Association.
- Alexa: Karate Martial Arts
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Karate Martial Arts
- DMOZ: Karate Martial Arts
dmoz.org Directory: Karate Martial Arts