Master Gichin Finakoshi – founder of the Shotokan karate

Gichin Funakoshi was born in Shuri at 1868. Funakoshi is the founder of the Shotokan Karate and considered the father of the modern karate. Gichin Funakoshi have brought the Karate from Okinawa to the mainland Japan in 1922. Funakoshi have trained in two styles that were popular at that time: Shorin-Ryu and Shurei-Ryu. He have been teaching in several Japanese…

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