Master Pavellas was my first Kenpo instructor. So I named this blog after him.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Okinawa and the Martial Arts
Karate is a superb style of martial art of Okinawan culture that spread across the world because of two primary situations: The japanese welcoming the Okinawans to Tokyo, japan to show and teach their indigenous style of martial art and the existence of United States Of America Army forces on military bases in Okinawa. These situations formed that which was initially an extremely personalized and efficient approach to personal protection and safety into the many styles that nowadays come under the umbrella phrase of martial arts.
A few other blogs that discuss the meaning of the martial arts: