Tag Archives: Naha

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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On the distinction between Shuri-te and Tomari-te

Translator’s note: The Japanese language version of this article published on the Motobu-ryū website has sparked a lot of interest among the international karate and Ryūkyū bugei community. In addition, there was a request for a translation. For this reason I translated it here with … Continue reading

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Kyudo shooting range, Onoyama Sports Park, Okinawa, Dec. 12, 2010

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Stone lion-dog, Kokusai-dori, Naha, December 12, 2010

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Fire-breather, Naha, December 12, 2010

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