United states karate Karate Directory
Shorin-ryu Karate is found throughout the United States.
These states you can find Shorinkan Shorin-ryu Dojos.
There are more dojos in Okinawa per square mile than probably anywhere else
- The size of the country lets compare Okinawa’s size to that of the United states. Okinawa, is an island which has about 466 square miles, in contrast the United States has about 3.797 million square miles. Becuase of the size of the U.S. it is divided into a number of regions.
- Okinawa has some 400+ Dojos in 466 square miles!
- This island nation is the “birth place of Karate” The Okinawans through the necessity of self defense blended their grappling & fighing called Tode with ideas and concepts from China, they went beyond simply Mixing Martial arts, they blended the concepts in to their logic. You can see the Kungfu in kata, but the execution is more direct.
- Okinawan Karate can be practiced for self defense and for self improvement ( personal growth ) all ages can benefit from its practice the young and the old.
The Shorin-ryu Shorinkan has a number of Kyoshi’s throughout America who can help you find the perfect school for you.
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