Tag Archives: Miyagi Chojun

Mündliche Traditionen über Higa Seiko und Higaonna Kanryō

Folgende Artikel stammen aus dem Werk „Karate Denshin-roku (Jōkan), 2005: 46–51“ von Kinjō Akio. Übersetzung von Andreas Quast. Überlieferer mündlicher Tradition von Generation zu Generation: Über Higa Seikō Sensei Etwa 1955, zur Zeit meiner Immatrikulation an der Universität von Ryūkyū, … Continue reading

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Miyagi Chojun, October 1935

October 1935, the great tug-of-war of Naha was celebrated on Naha City Tsūdō main street. The men in the photo belonged to the Eastern Party. They had the important task to take care of the kanichibō, i.e. the huge wooden … Continue reading

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Chojun Miyagi’s note on “Baida,” 1936

Jūjutsu and jūjutsu-like systems were known since feudal times in Japan under a multitude of names. The two most common of which were jūjutsu and yawara. Others were: kumiuchi, kogusoku, koshi no mawari, wajutsu, aikijūjutsu, aiki no jutsu, aikijutsu yawarajutsu, … Continue reading

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The Okinawa Karate Kenkyū Kurabu (Okinawa Karate Research Club)

Prelude n 1918/04 a meeting place was established at the house of Mabuni Kenwa in Shuri. Here the Karate Kenkyūkai (Karate Research Society, short KRS) was created with shuri-te proponents as its members: Mabuni Kenwa, Hanashiro Chōmo, Chibana Chōshin, Tokuda … Continue reading

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The Signaling Arrow of Practice

The following is an edited collection of memories and stories of others I present here in a rather informal way.  At times Miyagi Chōjun visited the main island in an effort to spread karate. His intention was to elevate Okinawa … Continue reading

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