Chotoku Kyan Quotes

Chotoku Kyan (??? ??, Kyan Ch?toku, born December 1870 in Shuri, Okinawa - died September 20, 1945 in Ishikawa, Okinawa) (also spelled Chotoku Kiyan) was an Okinawan karate master who was famous for both his karate skills and his colorful personal life. He had a large influence on the styles of karate that would become Shorin-Ryu and its related styles.

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Chotoku Kyan


A punch should stay like a treasure in the sleeve. It should not be used indiscrimately.

Chotoku Kyan


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