Monthly Archives: February 2018

On a Third Itosu Photo

Recently, I wrote about a first and a second photo showing a man considered to be Itosu Ankō (1831–1915), the father of modern Karate. Some weeks ago my colleague Thomas Feldmann of Hoploblog dug out another photo which we believe … Continue reading

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Kata Videos of OKINAWA KARATE INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT

The Youtube channel fo the OKINAWA KARATE INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT 2018 just added a large amount of kata. To be exact, there are 86 kata of the “Shuri-te & Tomari-te Lineage”, 40 kata of the “Naha-te Lineage”, 28 kata of bōjutsu, and 17 kata … Continue reading

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