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Karate is not held, it is practiced. The forerunners of karate were Chinese White Crane Kung Fu combined with Okinawa Te about 300 years ago.

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Although karate can be performed anywhere, it is most commonly done in a dojo.

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When did the first Karate Kid come out?

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What is the Japanese name for the first kata in karate?

In Sanchi Ryu Karate, the Japanese name for the first kata in this style of Karate is kata-ichi (also called first series, first action). Hope this helps!

Where was karate first found?

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When was the film karate kid created?

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Who was the first man to win an olympic gold medal for karate?

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What was the first country to say karate?

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