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Matsubayashi Ryu Karate
Matsubayashi Ryu Karate is the Okinawan Shorin Ryu System of Grand Master Shoshin Nagamine. The 18 kata in this empty hand system are of the Tomari Village influence passed down from Kosaku Matsumora (a contemporary of Sokon Matsumura), Chotokyu Kyan and Choki Motobu. Volume 1 includes the Kihon Waza (basic striking and blocking techniques, stances, transitional postures and the fundamental katas Fukyugata Ichi and Fukyugata Ni. Practical application for each of the kihon waza and kata are explained.