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Pre-WWII Goju Ryu Training

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Uploaded on May 6, 2007

Featuring Kotaro Kohama & Shinzato Jin'an Sensei (1901-1945) and was taken in the yard of the Okinawan Prefecture Teachers College. The man using the chishi is reported to be Sogen Sakiyama Roshi; now of the Okinawan Int'l Zen Center.
- The famous Itoman Karate expert Machiya Buntoku (Kinjo Matsu) was filmed. Also on the film is a demonstration of the Naha-Te kururunfa and Tensho kata. The performers include Kyoda Juhatsu (age 30), Shinzato Jinan (age 17) and 5-6 others. A group demonstration of about 50 people including Gusukuma Koki or Tahara Taizo or Nakamoto Seibun, performs Seiunchin kata. This is probably the oldest karate film in Okinawa.
For more info http://web.mclink.it/MC6954/_private/... file that gives a history of this clip.
Some writers about this video believe that Miyagi Sensei himself is training with the 'tan', if so then it is the only video of Miyagi Sensei ever taken.
****Special thank you to Patrick McCarthy Sensei for the video clip****
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