The Origins of Karate
Sean Marshall traces the history of Karate. In this article, he looks at how the influences of Chinese, Japanese and Okinawan martial arts has helped shape it into its modern form. It is a common belief that karate is a Japanese martial art. In truth, there is a Japanese strand of karate which has descended from the original version of martial arts, the Okinawan karate.
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The Origins of Karate

Sean Marshall traces the history of Karate. In this article, he looks at how the influences of Chinese, Japanese and Okinawan martial arts has helped shape it into its modern form. It is a common belief that karate is a Japanese martial art. In truth, there is a Japanese strand of karate which has descended from the original version of martial arts, the Okinawan karate.

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