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Philosphy and history of Okinawan Karate

There is one main source you can base your knowledge about the art on: Higaonna, M. (2001). The History of Karate: Okinawan Goju-ryu. Dragon Books. Morio Higaonna is the current epitome of Goju ...
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Heavy weapons training in Okinawan Kobudo for hip emphasis?

Force and power from hips Deriving force or power from the hips is common to basically all martial arts that rely on human power. This includes boxing, taiji, karate, judo, BJJ, tae kwon do, kung fu, ...
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Okinawan karate (or other style?) more suited for Karate-ka with injuries?

It is inaccurate to say that all Okinawan karate has high stances. There is a difference in the way that Tekki Shodan and Naihanchi are executed, however. One uses what I would call kiba dachi and ...

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