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Master Gichin Funakoshi, the creator of Shotokan Karate, the most widely practiced style of karate in the world.

Master Gichin Funakoshi, the creator of Shotokan Karate, the most widely practiced style of karate in the world. (More commonly known as the father of modern karate)

WINNING KARATE Vol. 3 KUZUSHI by Kunio Miyake - YouTube

WINNING KARATE Vol. 3 KUZUSHI by Kunio Miyake - YouTube

Gichin Funakoshi the father of modern day Karate

Gichin Funakoshi the father of modern day Karate

"The ultimate aim of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of character of its participants."  Master Gichin Funakoshi

"The ultimate aim of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of character of its participants.

Martial Arts & Spirituality: Women and Martial Arts

Martial Arts & Spirituality: Women and Martial Arts martial arts and gorgeous girls! Karate is my childhood dream tae kwon do Tae-Mi - Korean Actress and Taekwondo expert.

Illustration by Pierrick Martinez

Illustration by Pierrick Martinez

Love Martial Arts and I love my daughter this reminds me of both. Image Found on Deviantart Artist: Pierrick

GICHIN FUNAKOSHI- (November 10, 1868 – April 26, 1957) was the founder of Shotokan karate, perhaps the most widely known style of karate, and is attributed as being the "father of modern karate". Following the teachings of Anko Itosu, he was one of the Okinawan karate masters who introduced karate to the Japanese mainland in 1922. He taught karate at various Japanese universities and became honorary head of the Japan Karate Association upon its establishment in 1949.

GICHIN FUNAKOSHI- (November 10, 1868 – April 26, 1957) was the founder of Shotokan karate, perhaps the most widely known style of karate, and is attributed as being the "father of modern karate". Following the teachings of Anko Itosu, he was one of the Okinawan karate masters who introduced karate to the Japanese mainland in 1922. He taught karate at various Japanese universities and became honorary head of the Japan Karate Association upon its establishment in 1949.

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