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Partial Listing of Matsubayashi-Ryu Karate-Do Organizations
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Major Matsubayashi-Ryu Branches...

How Many Matsubayashi-Ryu's Are There? A Brief History of the Shorin-Ryu, Matsubayashi-Ryu Style and It's Various Subdivisions

World Matsubayashi-Ryu Karate Association Naha, Okinawa

Liberty Karate Club Orlando, Florida

Shima Tsuru Okinawa Karate Kobudo Kai Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

American Shorin-Ryu Federation Apopka, Florida

First Methodist Church Orlando, Florida

Shorin-Ryu Karate USA Scaglione-ha

The World Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do Federation Grant-ha

North American Matsubayashi-Ryu Karate-Do Association Caponigro-ha

American Karate Federation Titkin-ha

American Shorin-Ryu Karate Federation Governed by a Board

Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do New Zealand

Shorin-Ryu Karate and Kobu-do Association Gardena, California


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Okinawan BudoKai Association of Traditional Okinawan Karate and Kobudo Practitioners

Okinawan Karate Terminology

Grand Master Shoshin Nagamine's Autobiography

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Information on Okinawa Language, Culture, FAQs

Katas Practiced by Matsubayashi-Ryu Stylists
With links to video clips of all Matsubayashi-Ryu Katas

Okinawan Kobudo

Okinawan Karate Song

Renshi Sam Palmer A Memorial

Various Martial Arts Links

Graphics Files Shorin-Ryu and other martial arts

Video Clips All styles, funny, silly but all G and PG rated

Japanese Sword Information and Links


Information About Okinawa

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Mission Statement

Okinawan-Shorinryu.com is owned and operated by Dr. Michael Cox who is solely responsible for the contents herein.

The mission and function of this web site is to inform the public about the art of Shorin-Ryu, Matsubayashi-Ryu Karate. I will gladly post links to any Matsubayashi-Ryu organization that adheres to and follows Grand Master Nagamine's teachings. However I will not knowingly link sites with instructors of dubious qualifications, instructors who are convicted felons, or schools actively or passively endorsing such behavior(s). I will not engage in, or otherwise be part of, purposeless political infighting or discussions. I will not attack, ridicule or belittle any student or instructor. Likewise E-mails directed to this site containing any of the above material will not be acknowledged or responded to.

Any and all constructive criticisms and/or suggestions are both welcomed and solicited.

This web site is dedicated to two people;

Grand Master Nagamine Shoshin and the school and style he created.

Renshi Samuel Palmer, the man who introduced an 18 year old boy to Matsubayashi-Ryu Karate-Do and guided him with patience and understanding.

As long as I have control of this site I will not allow anyone or anything to tarnish the memory of my deceased teachers nor will I bring shame on future teachers or the style we all represent.

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With the utmost respect we honor the accomplishments and lifelong commitment to karate-do, world peace and the betterment of the human condition made by Grandmaster Nagamine Shoshin. He left the world a better place than it was when he entered it. One can make no greater contribution to mankind.


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