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Karate (空手/唐手) (Japanese pronunciation: [kaɽate] ( listen)) is a martial airt developed in the Ryukyu Islands in whit is nou Okinawa, Japan.

Karate
(空手)
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Also known as Karate Do 唐手道
Focus Strikin
Hairdness Full contact, Semi contact, Licht contact
Kintra o origin Ryūkyū Kinrick Ryukyu Kinrick
Creator Sakukawa Kanga; Matsumura Sōkon; Itosu Ankō; Arakaki Seishō; Higaonna Kanryō
Parenthuid Indigenous martial airts o Ryukyu Islands, Cheenese kenpo[1][2]
Olympic sport No

ReferencesEedit

  1. Higaonna, Morio (1985). Traditional Karatedo Vol. 1 Fundamental Techniques. p. 17. ISBN 0-87040-595-0. 
  2. "History of Okinawan Karate". Web.archive.org. 2009-03-02. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2009-03-02. Retrieved 2013-03-14.