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Yes the great spreader of martial arts,Gichin Funokoshi has died. When he was small he was very sickly and his doctors said he would die. Later his health improved and he spread martial arts around the world. He lived to an old age.
Gichin Funakoshi was born on November 10, 1868.
Gichin Funakoshi died on April 26, 1957 at the age of 88.
Gichin Funakoshi was born on November 10, 1868 and died on April 26, 1957. Gichin Funakoshi would have been 88 years old at the time of death or 146 years old today.
He is credited with introducing karate to mainland Japan. He is also the founder of ShÅtÅkan-ryÅ«.http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en-commons/thumb/1/19/200px-Funakoshi.jpg
The Japanese refer to Gichin Funikoshi as the Father of Karate. He created Shotokan karate in Japan. He was from Okinawa and brought Shorin Ryu karate over to them.
Gichin Funakoshi in around 1921-1922
Yes, off course. Yoshitaka, Yoshihide (male) and a dougther.
Shorei-ryu and Shorin-ryu
Shotokan Karate was developed by Gichin Funakoshi. He was one of the first to bring Okinawan karate to Japan.
there are many different types of karate and they are all created by different people