A few years back Patrick McCarthy and Tuttle were planning to publish a new edition of the “Bubishi.” At that time, I had been asked if I’d like to contribute a little extra info, which I gladly did. My article … Continue reading
In 1940, Nagamine Shōshin was awarded the title of Karatejutsu Renshi. In 1956, after the establishment of the Okinawa Karate-do Renmei he served as vice-president together with the first president Chibana Chōshin. Members were Yagi Meitoku (Gōjū-ryū), Nagamine Shōshin (Matsubayashi-ryū), Chibana Chōshin … Continue reading
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e-printed only partly in Vol 5 of the vast Okinawa-shi collection, this is the original containing some of the most interesting pictures and data, collected by Miyagi Tokumasa, whom – apart from having been working for the Prefectural Museum – is … Continue reading
oday I got a request for some rare Karate books, all of which are books written by experts for experts; and they are written in Japanese. Here they are: Fujiwara Ryozo: Kakutogi no Rekishi. Bêsubôru Magajin-sha, Tokyo 1990. Gima Shinkin … Continue reading