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Resource on Shotokai, Budo and Karate in general, an extensive and in-depth bilingual source on traditional Japanese Martial Arts. Information includes texts and photos on Shotokai, Budo and definitions, history and general information including other main Japanese Budo arts. Many megabytes in pictures and images and hundreds of text pages. A very active Budo Forum (Bulletin Board), detailed references to philosophy which are the foundations of martial practice, including, important Master interviews, video references, kata, techniques and moves, school belt levels, bibliography, some essays, articles and original Master texts, the history of the Shotokan Dojo, Budo Masters Gichin Funakoshi, Gigo (Yoshitaka) Funakoshi, Shigeru Egami and much much more.
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General Shotokai Information
SHIGERU EGAMI GALLERY - History, philosophy, articles, photos,
Kenji Tokitsu sensei writes about Master Shigeru Egami
Shotokan versus Shotokai, article written by Antonio García Martínez
Shotokai Essays and Commentaries
participates in NKS event in Japan
Karate: Budo or Sport?
Budo and Sport,
Master Genshin Hironishi Interview
Frequently Asked Questions [last update July 21, 2000].
Master Sokon 'Bushi' Matsumura
By Master Gichin Funakoshi:
By Master Shigeru Egami:
Prologue, Karate-do Nyumon, Master Genshin Hironishi
General Karate Do Information
What is Karate? by H.D. Plée
General Philosophical Information
A talk with Zen Master Taisen Deshimaru:
Martial Arts as spiritual and pyschological training, excerpt of book by Peter Payne.
Interviews, Articles and Historical Information
Interviews and Articles:
Sakamoto Ryoma, the indispensable "Nobody" by
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