Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The History behind Karate Throwing Techniques

I was reviewing the 1938 copy of Funakoshi Ginchin’s 1935 “Karate-Do Kyohan” on line at yesterday.

One of the Okinawan throwing techniques he demonstrated resembles that of Isshinryu karate’s Dumping Throw in Wansu Kata. This made me think of the article Joe Swift contributed to Fighting at I suggest you take the time to read it.

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