Category: Published

Karate-do Nyumon Preface

Here’s a little bit from the introduction of Mabuni and Nakasone’s “Karate-do Nyumon” that talks about Itosu Anko sensei.

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Useless Titles

I was surfing on the web the other day and stumbled on a karate video on Youtube where a teacher referred to himself as “zokucho”; then another one where a different teacher called himself “gunshi”. I almost fell out of my seat laughing. It was an absolutely brilliant display of using  Japanese completely wrong.

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