By Koryu Uchinadi,Patrick McCarthy,Yuriko McCarthy

In Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts: Koryu Uchinadi readers have entry, for the 1st time, to an intensive number of crucial records written via and approximately Okinawa's most famed karate and kobudo masters and their arts, in addition to to images of kobujutsu katas of ancient significance.

This two–volume anthology comprises formerly untranslated texts by means of Chojun Miyagi (founder of Goju Ryu Karate), Kenwa Mabuni (founder of Shito Ryu Karate), Shinken Taira (founder of Ryukyu Kobudo), Choshin Chibana (founder of Kobayashi Shorin Ryu Karate), and Choki Motobu (the infamous scrapper who in his adulthood went directly to educate many that grew to become nice masters of their personal right). Patrick McCarthy–with the capable tips of his spouse, Yuriko McCarthy–provides specialist translation and statement in response to his wide study into those masters and the structures they based, in addition to into the institution of the Okinawan karate culture broadly speaking islands of Japan.

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