The Karate Tapestry – Chapter 3 By Robert HuntKarate history--there's a beginning somewhere. We seek it out, like Paul Harvey used to say, for "the rest of the story". Of course, there is no real beginning, just the hazy starting place we choose. But, we want to understand karate history as far in … Continue Reading ››
The Karate Tapestry Chapter 2 By Robert HuntOkinawa karate... It is impossible to understand karate and karate history, without understanding Okinawa. One transparent example. In Japan, women were second class citizens. In Okinawa, women have, since early times, been a driving force. … Continue Reading ››
The Karate Tapestry Chapter 1 By Robert Hunt
There is no beginning and no end.
The Japanese "Enso" symbol, illustrates so well our despair at trying to contain and comprehend the relentless, diabolical passage of time.
In the middle ages, Japanese Buddhist monks meditated over a sheet of rice … Continue Reading ››