Ongoing thoughts on my martial studies and interests, which encompass almost everything.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
The Possible Motobu Choki SunNuSu Kata Connection
When Motobu Choki demonstrated his Karate-Jutsu in one of his early books it is possible these techniques were retained by Shimabuiku Tatsuo in his personal Kata SunNuSu (Sunsu). Perhaps this is also the confirmation Shimabuku did train with Motobu. Here are the techniques demonstrated by Motobu Choki.
read the photo's right to left as that's how it is done in Japan
It was Sherman Harrill, who had noticed this and pointed this out to me about 1990, Joe Swift obtained a reprint of the Japanese Edition and sent it to me to give to Sherman.