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Karate was developed on the island of Okinawa. It was a combination of the Okinawa Wrestling and Chinese Kung Fu.

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Where was Karate first created?

In the Ryukyu Islands in Okinawa, which is now a part of Japan.


Is Karate Chinese?

Indirectly. Karate was developed on the islands of Okinawa, now a part of Japan, and is a blend of Chinese kung fu and wrestling.


Is Karate from Japan?

Sort of. Karate was developed on Okinawa, which is now a part of Japan. It used to be a separate country and a tributary of China. Karate was a combination of the Okinawa wrestling and Chinese Kung Fu. In the 1930's karate was introduced to the main islands of Japan.


What was the first country to say karate?

Karate is a word from Okinawa. It is now a part of Japan, but at the time was an independent kingdom.


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There were 4: 1)Karate Kid 2)Karate Kid Part 2 3)Karate Kid part 3 4)The next Karate Kid.


Was Hawaii the first state made of islands?

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How many Karate Kid movies have been made?

These are all of the Karate Kid movies:The Karate Kid (1984)The Karate Kid, Part II (1986)The Karate Kid, Part III (1989)The Next Karate Kid (1994)The Karate Kid (2010)


Does karate come from the Japanese?

Karate comes from a place named Okinawa, which is now a part of Japan, though it wasn't when it was first developed.


What part of speech is karate?

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How did karate began?

I actually have to write an essay on that so I'm just going to put part of the essay I made here. It should answer your question.Hundreds of years ago, on the island of Okinawa, a form of martial arts, known today as karate, was developing. Okinawa was one of the small islands that surrounded Japan and being at the crossroad of most trades, it was often a resting spot. Anyway, back to karate. As karate is made up of two Japanese characters 'kara'(空) and 'te'(手), which literally translates into English as 'empty hands.' However, it did not always have that name. Originally, karate was known as 'Kenpo,' which meant 'First Law' in Chinese. When karate came from China to Okinawa, the 'te' was added causing it to mean 'Hands of China.' Finally, in 1923, the Okinawans turned the Chinese characters into Japanese ones making the translation 'Empty Hands.' This brought an even deeper meaning to karate that the spiritual overcomes the physical. In 1916, two of the best from Okinawa, (Kenwa Mabuni and Gigen Funakoshi) introduced karate to Japan in order to promote karate as a sport.


Who is the karate kid in karate kid part 2?

Ralph Macchio plays Daniel Larusso in both Karate Kid and Karate Kid 2. The first movie is set in Long Beach. The second is set in Okinawa, Japan.


Is karate part of gymnastics?

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Who were the first people to practice karate?

Karate originated on Okinawa, an island country now a part of Japan. They combined kung fu and tode, a local wrestling style.


Was karate made in China or Japan?

Karate was created in Okinawa, which is now a part of Japan. It was created by combining local Okinawa wrestling with elements of Chinese White Crane Kung Fu.


Where in the world did karate first come from?

Karate as we know it today originated on Okinawa, an island kingdom that is now a part of Japan. The natives there had an art called Tegumi - a sort of wrestling, that they combined with White Crane Kung Fu to create karate.


Is okinawa a city?

Okinawa is a series of islands, as well as the largest island. It is now a part of Japan. It is also known as the Ryu Kyu Islands. It was the site of some fierce fighting during World War 2 as well as the site of the origination of karate.


Who famously observed Rule 1 Karate for defense only Rule 2 First learn Rule 1?

Pat Morita as "Mr Miyagi" in the movie Karate Kid Part II


What part of the Philippines receives the first sunrise?

The part of the Philippines that is the first to see the sunrise is Mindanao. It is located on the southern part of the islands east coast.


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Ka is a Japanese suffic that indicates someone that does what ever the first part of the word is. In this case, it is someone who practices karate.


Were the Japanese the first people to say karate?

Sort of, the first people to use the word were the Okinawans. They are now a part of Japan, but in the past were an independent kingdom with their own language.


Will they make a remake of Karate kid part 2?

Yes but not to follow the original Karate Kid 1,2,&3.. I think the new version will actually be much better like the first one was great but followed a lot of the original. This next round will completely shock everyone with a completely different idea. I am really excited for them to get it written and made soon.


Does karate have to be capitalized?

Not unless it is at the start of a sentence or part of a formal name. Karate is studied in a dojo. He went to the dojo to study karate. He studies Shidokan Karate.