Monthly Archives: February 2023

The story of “Maezato no Nunchaku Dai” and “Akamine no Nunchaku”

In connection with Okinawa karate and kobudō, questions often remain answered unsatisfactorily, or unanswered at all. This may have different reasons. For example, people have long since forgotten what exactly happened several years or decades ago, or they were not … Continue reading

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Form Follows Fiction

“Form follows function,” an old concept borrowed from architecture is the congenial didactic behind karate kata, or so we were told. It can be. However, it can also be that – by and large – what teachers actually use as … Continue reading

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