In its June issue, the French martial arts magazine “KARATE BUSHIDO” has published a special feature article titled “The roots of karate”. The article and photos are by Stephane Coutteel.

  The Okinawa Karate Kaikan, the 1st Okinawa Karate International Tournament, the Okinawa qualifying preliminaries and our center are among others introduced.

  Also included in the article are pictures and a mini interview of Taira Yoshitaka sensei, head of the World Matsubayashi-ryū Karatedō Association.

  For those interested, a copy is available at our information center.

  The report of the actual coverage is here.