Martial Arts and Culture

When karate practitioners on the island of Okinawa began to instruct American forces stationed there after the War, they had no idea the movement they would be creating. One such karate master believed that if the Americans could begin to appreciate karate, they would come to appreciate the Okinawan culture and history – perhaps to become friends. Today, martial arts continues to welcome students into many east Asian cultures. Continue reading “Martial Arts and Culture”