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Traditional Okinawan Martial Arts - Karate and Kubudo
Curated by Ray Howard
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New Full Documentary 2015 - The Spirit of Okinawan Karate

New Documentaries 2015 - Tee The Spirit of Okinawan Karate "'Tee' is what the original form of karate was once called in its birthplace, Okinawa, in southern ...
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Marines training in hand-to-hand combat during WWII

Marines training in hand-to-hand combat during WWII. MMA Fight Night Live.
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There's a reason to the tie between our Armed Forces and Martial Arts. Martial, as in "Martial Arts" is the root of the word Military.

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Putin awarded 8th-degree black belt in karate - USA TODAY

Putin awarded 8th-degree black belt in karate - USA TODAY | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been awarded an eight-degree black belt in the martial arts sport of Kyokushin karate, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reports.
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How to Tie a Karate Obi (belt)

Demonstrated by Takaatsu Nishimura Shihan By JKA Australia Inc
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How to Tie a Karate Obi (belt). I've been taught the first way is for for Males and the second way is for Females.

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Making of a Custom Hand-Embroidered Martial Arts Black Belt - Eosin Panther

Making of a Custom Hand-Embroidered Martial Arts  Black Belt - Eosin Panther | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
We hand-embroider all of our martial arts belts. We offer free translation into Japanese, Korean and Chinese as well. Check out our video and see for yoursel...
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Eosin Panther makes some of the best Obi's I've come across. Top Quality Construction with Beautiful Hand Embroidery.

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Shogo Kuniba - Seishinkai - Ryubi no kon - Bo Kata

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Old Footage of Shogo Kuniba running Ryubi no kon. Part of the video footage is lost due to overexposure but this is still a valuable piece of Karate and Kubudo history.

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Top 10 Karate Gis

Top 10 Karate Gis | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
The traditional karate uniform is known as a gi or dogi. It is usually white, made of canvas and has no zippers, buttons or other hard fasteners. The jacket is worn overlapped and tied like a kimono, and the pants are held up with a canvas drawstring. A gi earns a reputation for quality if it is durable, crisp but not irritatingly stiff, truly...
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Shito-Ryu Karate Kata List - ShitoKai.com

Shito-Ryu Karate Kata List - ShitoKai.com | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
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Here's a list of the more common Shito-Ryu Karate Kata's segmented by the Founders.

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Kanryo Higaonna – Shitoryu Karate Do Cyber Academy, Shitokai

Kanryo Higaonna – Shitoryu Karate Do Cyber Academy, Shitokai | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
According to late Dr. Shiro Hattori, a Japanese linguist Okinawans and Japanese share the same linguistic family lineage.
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Rare Footage of Soke Shogo Kuniba performing Basic Stances, Strikes and Blocks

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Rare Footage of Soke Shogo Kuniba performing Basic Stances,  Strikes and Blocks

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Mas Oyama (大山倍達). Old video kyokushin technics (1971) - YouTube

Масутацу Ояма в 1971 году посетил Копенгаген (Дания). Изначальный киокушин в исполнении Масутацу Ояма. http://superkarate.ru В Дании киокушин с 1967 года воз...
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Vintage Mas Oyama running a Karate Basics Class (1971)

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Old School Makiwara and Tameshiwari Karate Training

A great clip on the spirit of karate from the film The Art of Killing from 1978. I love the second effort on the final break in this clip. Osu!
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Old School Conditioning for Extreme Karate. Do you know anyone that trains in this manner?

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100 Ways to Attack the Groin - YouTube

To celebrate our 100th upload to YouTube Master Ken demonstrates (approximately) 100 ways to destroy your opponents groin. Music by Kevin MacLeod at www.inco...
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A little Martial Arts Humor with Master Ken!

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The Meeting of Okinawan Karate Masters in 1936

The Meeting of Okinawan Karate Masters in 1936 | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
Translated by Kiyotaka Yamada. Some editing by Lexie Matheson Translator remarks: This is a part of the meeting records. It appears as an appendix in the book, ‘Karatedo Dai Hokan’ written by Kanke...
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Gichin Funakoshi - Vintage Photo Collection

Conoce más sobre el Gran Maestro y fundador del Karate Shotokan, Gichin Funakoshi; su entrenamiento, técnicas, historia, etc. en: http://maestros-marciales.b...
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Gichin Funakoshi - Collection of Vintage Photos - Shotokan Karate

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History of Karate: The Story of Gichin Funakoshi Disciple Osamu Ozawa (Part 1) – - Black Belt

History of Karate: The Story of Gichin Funakoshi Disciple Osamu Ozawa (Part 1) – - Black Belt | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
Terry Wilson interviews Gichin Funakoshi student and shotokan master Osamu Ozawa ... at a Pizza Hut, of all places! An amazing story of a life lived.
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Shogo Kuniba Performs Kururunfa Kata

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Shogo Kuniba Performs Kururunfa Kata

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Kata UECHI SEISAN - Okinawan Karate Championships

Kata UECHI SEISAN - Okinawan Karate Championships | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
The kata SEISAN of Uechi-ryu, performed at the Okinawan Karate Championships. This placed first in younger male category. Visit http://www.karatebyjesse.com ...
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13 Fundamental Points when practicing Kata

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13 Fundamental points in Kata that must be considered while practicing

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This is a good list to help keep you focused on kata and gain the most benefit from your studies.

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11 Year Old Girl Karate Champion in Japan! Bassai Dai Kata

More Japanese martial arts here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6BC22826858AC724 Check out our channel for hundreds more Japan videos! http://www.you...
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11 Year Old Girl Karate Champion in Japan! Bassai Dai Kata

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Meet Mahiro, The 7-Year-Old Blackbelt - Digg

Meet Mahiro, The 7-Year-Old Blackbelt - Digg | Ronin Bujutsu Kai | Scoop.it
On the one hand this is adorable. On the other hand, it's weird to think a 7-year-old could probably beat up your dad.
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This 7 year old girl "OWNS" Kushanku Kata

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NAKAYAMA Sensei Training Course 1968 in Italy (full clip) - YouTube

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