Karatedo is a martial art that was born from the multicultural addition of the unique defense art of "hands" handed down from the time of the Ryukyu Kingdom in Okinawa.
We are deeply grateful to the legacy of our predecessors who have maintained the tradition of the first-generation system and the orthodox aspirations of Karatedo, and who have risked life and death to study Karatedo.
One of the predecessors, the late Grand Master Toyama Kanken (1888~1966), was a teacher of the late Ichikawa Isao Hanshi 10. Dan (1935~1996), who followed and passed on his teachings.
He was the last Uchi-deshi (private pupil) and successor of Grand Master Kanken Toyama of the Okinawa Sheitō Karatedō Shūdōkan and was the founder of Karatedo Doshinkan...