Karate video archives

Okinawan karate video archives

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Shurite / Shorin-ryu

Chibana Shoshin: Naihanchi
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkSr5-iM-BI
 

Chibana shoshin: Naihanchi Shodan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H51f6-qwly8&feature=related

Chibana shoshin: Naihanchi nidan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmuUqltlTz8

Chibana shoshin: Naihanchi Sandan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYddc_qVGQ0&feature=related

Higa Yuchoku: Matsumura no Passai
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79RVgtgOSu0

Soken Hohan: Passai
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkctpBLc1_Y

Miyahira Katsuya: Passa Dai
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCfT5wnAy2E

Nakazato Shugoro: Chinto
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCE_yGRwCyg&feature=related

 

Nahate / Goju-ryu

Goju Ryu Training at Naha Commercial High School
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RU3SX2ZfTUA&feature=related

Higa Seiko: Suparinpei
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hfl4IgHSgmI

Matayoshi Shinpo: Kururunfa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fy2JgryFUqU&feature=related

Yagi Meitoku: Suparinpei
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-f655WpMSs

Yagi Meitoku: Seipai
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9JBpQpBqmE

Miyazato Eiichi: Seisan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTd4C1PMzUc&feature=related

 

Tomarite / Matsubayashi-ryu

Nagamine Shoshin: kata and kumite
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3jZ1ulVF94

Nagamine Shoshin: Wankan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sS4IaowOn0o&feature=related

Matsubayashi kata from 1960's - Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2drhrqqp_E

Matsubayashi kata from 1960's - Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnLV6mtcJhY&feature=related

Matsubayashi kata from 1960's - Part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_dx8mKtE6o&feature=related

 

Uechi-ryu

Uechi Kanei: kata
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5h6INyCY_LU&feature=related

Demonstration for the 25th anniversary of the passing of Uechi Kanbun – Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea2SEIyXR1k

Demonstration for the 25th anniversary of the passing of Uechi Kanbun – Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk6uNLtjMhQ&feature=related

Demonstration for the 25th anniversary of the passing of Uechi Kanbun – Part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCZaIcl7unU&feature=related

Demonstration for the 25th anniversary of the passing of Uechi Kanbun – Part 4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhApCxyGB7Q&feature=related
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Kobudo

Taira Shinken: Sai
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQMR3geE5Ss&feature=related

Taira Shinken: Tonfa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhxvS3Zf-hU&feature=related

Taira Shinken: Nunchaku
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipnRmwEP2H0&feature=related

Akamine Eisuke: Bo sparring and kata
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-h_aYEEP9o

Shimabukuro Tatsuo : Kyan no sai
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30w7r3t9XzQ

Shimabukuro Tatsuo : Tuifa or tonfa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WElRAfNuTUg&feature=related

Nakazato Joen: Tokumine no kun
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0T4Ok180Ew

 

Isshin-ryu

Shimabukuro Tatsuo : Sanchin
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rerA21LGi_8&feature=related

Shimabukuro Tatsuo : Kusanku
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovbp9DspKVU&feature=related

 

Others

1990 World Uchinanchu Festival Okinawan Karate Kobudo Festival Demonstrations – Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkqAcvxZnWM

1990 World Uchinanchu Festival Okinawan Karate Kobudo Festival Demonstrations – Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KH5FUsqQx8I

1990 World Uchinanchu Festival Okinawan Karate Kobudo Festival Demonstrations – Part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHInPR7fT6w

1990 World Uchinanchu Festival Okinawan Karate Kobudo Festival Demonstrations – Part 4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6rt27MnWoc

1990 World Uchinanchu Festival Okinawan Karate Kobudo Festival Demonstrations – Part 5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49C73_bhWaI

1990 World Uchinanchu Festival Okinawan Karate Kobudo Festival Demonstrations – Part 6
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQcz8rtvIac

1990 World Uchinanchu Festival Okinawan Karate Kobudo Festival Demonstrations – Part 7
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd1bCPCbB_A

1990 World Uchinanchu Festival Okinawan Karate Kobudo Festival Demonstrations – Part 8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV-YPnPl-uM

The History of Okinawan Karate
(Video formerly introduced on the website “Okinawa Digital Archives” known as Wonder Okinawa)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s83yIq4O5Sw&feature=related

Treasures of Japan with C.W. Nichol - Part1/5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoOZbbaqZVI&feature=related

Treasures of Japan with C.W. Nichol - Part2/5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0LM02EU5IM&feature=related

Treasures of Japan with C.W. Nichol - Part3/5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYzC0V5QIT0&feature=related

Treasures of Japan with C.W. Nichol - Part 4/5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDNjnRcohl0&feature=related

Treasures of Japan with C.W. Nichol - Part5/5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdJvUbPpzlM&feature=related

 

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