Discussion in 'Karate' started by LeeGreg89, Dec 15, 2003.
what exactly is karate where it came from beacsue i heard it has no origin
What? "has no origin"? That's the craziest thing I've ever heard. Everything has an origin - or it wouldn't exist.
Run a search on google.com for "karate origins" and you'll find quite a few pages that discuss Karate's origins.
Comes from Okinawa, as a combination of the local fighting styles (called "te") and a couple forms of Kung fu (from China)
actually, the 'te' means hand
(Karate literally means 'empty hand' )
**POOF** it appeared! Andrew thats what I heard also, it is a hybrid that originated in China, which originated in India...
Boddidharma's PR staff have a lot to answer for!
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