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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Cette école de Maître Roland Habersetzer rassemble des budo de différents pays européens. recherche budo. [Multilingue.] Centre de recherche budo.
- Informations Karatejapon.net www
Informations quotidiennes, Karatejapon.net, forum, lexique, sur le karaté et plus largement, sur le Japon, les arts martiaux japonais. Karatejapon.net.
- Journal Goju-Ryu Karate Training Log www
Journal of a karate club based in Liverpool England. Karate Training Log. IOGKF Goju-Ryu Karate. A write-up of the training exercises and routines used while training. Goju-Ryu Karate Training Log.
- Provides Mo Pacaldo's Goju Ryu Karate Do Resource www
Provides Okinawan style history, Pacaldo's Goju Ryu Karate Do Resource, terminology, kata, basics, exercises, writings, dojo etiquette and related links. Mo Pacaldo's Goju Ryu Karate Do Resource.
- Information Isshinryu Kata Information www
Information on the kata, Kata Information, displayed in a chart form. Isshinryu Kata Information.
- General History of Isshinryu www
General information about the history of Isshinryu and Master Shimabuku. History of Isshinryu.
- A E-Budo.com www
A forum for Japanese martial arts and culture. E-Budo.com.
- 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.
- Features KenpoTech.net www
Features a list of techniques, KenpoTech.net, sets and forms of Ed Parker's American Kenpo and Tracy's Kenpo Karate. KenpoTech.net.
- Features KenpoTalk www
Features discussions for several styles, KenpoTalk, section to list events and other topics. KenpoTalk.
- Article Okinawan Kobudo - Wikipedia www
Article on the term with links to articles on the various types of weapons. Okinawan Kobudo - Wikipedia.
- 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