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Gushiken Shijin and Mukenkan

While living on Okinawa I practiced for some time in the style called Mukenkan. This school was established by Gushiken Shijin 具志堅私人 (1944–1998). The following are some information I collected from two handouts I had been given by Sawada Kiyoshi sensei, … Continue reading

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June 12, 2010, Akamine Sensei at Mukenkan/Shinbukan Dojo, Okinawa.

It’s in the eye of the beholder, but here are some facts: photo of Gushiken Shinji with his special open arms kamae (he developed a special makiwara; maybe one day I’ll tell you about it), poster of Akamine Eisuke in the … Continue reading

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June 12, 2010, Shinbukan in Tomigusuku

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