Okinawa Karate Kobujutsu Shinan Vol 1 DVD with Tetsuhiro Hokama - Budovideos Inc

Okinawa Karate Kobujutsu Shinan Vol 1 DVD with Tetsuhiro Hokama

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Exploring the Art of Te (Hand) by Okinawa Karate Veteran Tetsuhiro Hokama

The culmination of half a century of karate research captured in a complete DVD box set. Karate, originating from techniques known as "Te" for self-defense, was nurtured by the geography, history, and climate of the Ryukyu Islands. Over its long history, numerous masters emerged, and today, karate has become a widely practiced martial art known worldwide as "KARATE". This DVD set delves into the study of preserved karate techniques, tracing their origins and contemplating their significance. It represents the essence of lifelong karate research.

Contents:

  • Tetsuhiro Hokama Interview
  • Kata: Seienchin
  • Preparation Exercises
  • Kata: Gekisai (Ichi)
  • Training: Sanchin
  • Kata: Sanseru
  • Kata: Sepai
  • Kata: Suparinpei
  • Self-Protection Techniques
  • Reversal Techniques
  • Kobujutsu (Traditional Weapons)
  • Youth Training Sessions
  • Calligraphy

Featuring:

Tetsuhiro Hokama (Born 1944)

  • Hanshi Judan (10th Dan) of Okinawa Karate-do Goju-ryu
  • Headmaster of Okinawa Goju-ryu Kenshikai Headquarters
  • Director of the Okinawa Karate Museum
  • Head of Hokama Kobudo
  • Doctor of Karate Studies
  • Hokama began his study of karate and kobudo under Seikichi Higa and Shinko Matayoshi in 1961. After over half a century of dedicated practice, he established a broad perspective on martial arts, blending karate, kobudo, grappling, and vital point techniques from the historical standpoint of the Ryukyu Islands. He has actively promoted martial arts worldwide, teaching in over 40 countries. In 1987, he founded the Okinawa Karate Museum. Besides his martial arts expertise, he is also renowned as a historian of Ryukyu culture and a calligrapher. His works include numerous books and papers such as "History of Okinawan Karate", "Okinawan Karate Chronicles of One Hundred People", and "Chronology of Karate History".

Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Run time: 80 min.

SPD-1851

Okinawa Karate Kobujutsu Shinan Vol 1 DVD with Tetsuhiro Hokama - Budovideos Inc

Okinawa Karate Kobujutsu Shinan Vol 1 DVD with Tetsuhiro Hokama

Regular price $39.95 USD
Regular price $59.00 USD Sale price $39.95 USD