Sunday, November 10, 2013

Happy 145th Birthday Gichin Funakoshi!!

Considered the "Father of Modern Karate", today would've been Gichin Funakoshi's 145th birthday. He created Shotokan karate which is probably the most popular karate around.  In celebration of his birthday, check out these 2 videos of him. Amazing how video exists of him in action!


Gichin Funakoshi - Historical Video Series

Gichin Funakoshi - 1924 Vintage Footage

Happy 145th Birthday Gichin Funakoshi!

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