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Isa Kaishu

Isa Kaishū Budōka (karate and kobujutsu), priest, classical entertainment artist The Kinjō Ufuchiku-den Ryūkyū Kobujutsu of Kina Shōsei was handed down to Isa Kaishū as the 3rd generation. Since childhood Isa was brought up in an environment of martial affairs, … Continue reading

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Kina Shōsei (1882-1981)

As a continuation of the article on Kinjo UFUCHIKU Masanra, this is about one of his most notable students, Kina Shōsei (1882-1981). The informations here were collected and jointed from four different Japanese language sources. Budōka and school teacher Kina … Continue reading

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Kinjō Ufuchiku Masanra (1834-1916) – 1st Generation of Ufuchiku-den Kobujutsu

Kinjō Masanra, AKA Kinjō Ufuchiku, AKA Kanī-usumē (1834-1916) Budōka (tōdī and kobujutsu), Official of the royal government (in the rank of an Ufuchiku), Second Hand Dealer. Kinjō was born in the community of Tōbaru village in Shuri, the present Naha-shi … Continue reading

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Kyan Shin’ei, in: Okinawa-ken Karate-dô Rengôkai (Pub.): Okinawa Karate Jinmeikan. Naha, Okinawa-ken Karate-dô Rengôkai 1993.

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his book lists all the persons in the sphere of Okinawan Karate and Kobudo active at the time of publishing, i.e. 1993. It contains invaluable informations for research, as it not only gives ranks, biographies, etc. of the persons, but … Continue reading

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