What is Shorin-Ryu Karate?

An authentic style of traditional Okinawan karate-do, as it has been practiced for centuries.

Its emphasis is the kata or forms, which are the essence of karate. Through dedicated training, the student will build strength, stamina, flexibility, balance and agility over time.

As the student grows and develops as a martial artist, the training will also reveal the mental and philosophical aspects of karate, which are essential to a deep understanding of the art.

The history of Shorin-Ryu karate can be traced back over 1,000 years. The following two articles provide information about the evolution of karate in Okinawa and the history of Ueshiro Shorin-Ryu Karate USA.

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For more information about the Shorin-Ryu (Matsubayashi) style, please visit the Shorin-Ryu Karate USA website at www.shorinryu.com

See also The Family that Trains Together Stays Together: Karate as a Pathway toward Family Unity.

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