Best Answer

The core of Karate is largely derived from the teachings of Kwang Shang Fu a practitioner of Shaolin northern White Crane Kung Fu.

User Avatar


Lvl 10
8mo ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago

Combining White Crane kung fu and Te, Okinawan Wrestling.

This answer is:
User Avatar

User Avatar

Wiki User

10y ago

Karate originated from Okinawa, Japan.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Karate is said to have been derived from?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

Who said strike first strike hard strike often?

(The Quote came from the 1984 movie "Karate Kid" and the actual quote was "Strike First Strike Hard Show No Mercy".) This quote is accually said by Fleet Admiral William Halsey, during WWII, the "Karate Kid" quote is probably derived from what the Admiral said. and it's: "Strike Fast, Strike Hard, Strike Often".

Is Karate derived from kalaripayattu?

It is believed that far back, that the martial arts of India influenced what has become known as karate. Tradition has it that the creator of Kung Fu was an Indian prince that had been trained in India before moving to China. Kung Fu is one of the building blocks used to create karate combining it with Okinawa wrestling.

What is the cousin of karate?

There are many related martial arts. Karate is derived from Kung Fu, making it more of a child then a cousin. Karate has a number of related arts, including kobudo, judo, aikido and many of the Japanese martial arts.

How many karate kid movies have there been?

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

What happened to the boy from Karate Kid?

I think they said on the commentary track of The Karate Kid DVD that she is a limo driver now.

When was karate introduced to the Olympic Games?

Karate has not been demonstrated as an Olympic sport yet.

Has Taylor Lautner been in The Karate Kid?

No, Taylor Lautner does not appear in The Karate Kid.

How do you say i do karate in German?

Karate is normally said the same way in every language. It is one of those words that is imported into a language.

What happened to juli fields from the karate kid?

I think they said on the commentary track of the Karate Kid DVD that she is a limo driver now.

How do you say Karate Kid in Japanese?

Karate is a Japanese world, so it would be said the same way. The Japanese word for child is kodomo.

Who is the chief karate instructor of Oman kbi?

ahmed said alzakwani

Who is called Grasshopper in Karate Kid movies?

Grasshopper is from the television series " kung fu " If it is used in karate kid it would have been said to Daniel or " Daniel san "