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Karate and Weapons

“Karate and weapon: amazing similarity!”

That’s right. Karate and Kobudo (Kobudo = ancient martial art, karate with Asian martial arts weapons) have the same roots and were developed together in Okinawa (Japan) for self-defense.

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Basic Bo Jutsu

The Bo was the master weapon in Okinawan, bigger, longer, better as the Sai or anything else. It was the equivalent of the Big Gun in any arsenal today. It is capable of incredible destruction of anything it touches.  Be aware that the initial strike to the center of his bo between the hands is not a “miss” of his hands, it is done intentionally to “miss the hands” because in this example we are not wanting to crush/destroy and/or separate fingers from hand. 

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