In 1924 Funakoshi’s karate hall in Okinawa (Mesei Juku used for various martial arts) was almost destroyed in an earthquake and for a while he held his classes in his friend Nakayama’s Kendo hall. The hall was in a state of disrepair and his classes were getting too big for this friends hall.

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.