Category: Martial Arts History

Gichin Funakoshi “The Father of Modern Karate”

Today we honor the passing anniversary of one of the world’s greatest martial arts Masters and teachers, Gichin Funakoshi who lived from November 10, 1868 – April 26, 1957. Grandmaster Funakoshi is the founder of Shotokan Karate-Do, perhaps the most widely known style of karate, and is known as a “father of modern karate”. Following…

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Save the date. Saturday March 23rd 5:30AM on KBS2 TV and Tuesday March 26th at 11:40 PM, KBS1 TV. KBS will air the 2007/2011 Goodwill Tour Documentary

Save the date. Saturday March 23rd 5:30AM on KBS2 TV and Tuesday March 26th at 11:40 PM, KBS1 TV. KBS will air the 2007/2011 Goodwill Tour Documentary. My dream is a 3rd Goodwill Tour! 역사적인 북미.남북.Wt&ITF 화합 평화를 미국 태권도가족들의 3.1 정신행사, 다큐를 한다니 지난 28년 고난과 흥분이 기대 됨니다.  My dream is a 3rd…

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The Perseverance of a Warrior

Master Bo Jo (1158-1210CE) “Master Bo Jo was a leading Zen Master during the Koryo Kingdom. Master Bo Jo taught that true learning only came from experience, a person could learn from hearing, seeing or feeling, but this type of learning was not permanent without personal experience. An example Master Bo Jo gave, was that…

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