Learn about Bodhidharma, the legendary Buddhist monk reputed to have founded Zen Buddhism as well as martial arts. Includes sites about his teachings, biographical information, practices, and sermons.
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Learn about Tung-sheng Chang, the father of modern day Chinese wrestling, Shuai Chiao. Sites feature biography, lifestyle description, career highlights, portraits, and photos of one of the best known Chinese wrestling practitioners.
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Find sites for Yong-Sul Choi, the founder of the eclectic Korean martial art apkido. Sites offer biography, history, life events, interview, and photos of the grandmaster of Hapkido.
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Learn about Gichin Funakoshi, the Okinawan karate master who formally introduced karate to Japan in 1929. Sites feature biography, photos, and techniques used by the martial master.
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Find sites for Jigoro Kano, the martial artist who founded Kodokan Judo. Sites feature biography, historic photos, achievements, and description of techniques introduced by the master who became the first Asian member of the International Olympic Committee in 1909.
- Lee, Bruce (1940-1973) (17)
Learn more about Bruce Lee, founder of Jeet Kune Do and movie star, through sites featuring his biography, fan pages, profile pages, online groups, and tribute sites.
- Miyagi, Chojun (1888-1953) (2)
Learn about Chojun Miyagi, the martial arts expert who invented the Gonju-ryu, the hard-soft style of karate. Sites offer life, philosophy, karate literature, and the contributions of the karate master who introduced kata techniques including Gekisai Dai Ichi and Gekisai Dai Ni.
- Musashi, Miyamoto (1584-1645)
Learn about Miyamoto Musashi, the master swordsman and author of the renowned Go Rin No Sho. Sites offer biography, important events of his life, as well as annotations and the translation of the Book of the Five Rings.
- Ohtsuka, Hironori (1892-1982) (2)
Learn about Hironori Ohtsuka, the creator and the Grand Master of the Japanese karate style Wado Ryu. Sites offer biography, chronology, and career details of the martial artist from Shimodate City, Ibaragi.
- Oyama, Masutatsu (1923-1994) (2)
Find sites for Masutatsu Oyama, the karate master who founded Kyokushinkai, the karate style in which the students submit to vigorous training. Sites feature biograpy, photos, and detailed stories of the martial artist.
- Shimabuku, Tatsuo (1908-1975) (2)
Find sites for Tatsuo Shimabuku, the founder of Isshin-ryu karate. Sites feature biography, historical photos, career highlights, and the eight precepts of the founder of the One Heart Way karate.
- Ueshiba, Morihei (1883-1969) (2)
Learn about Morihei Ueshiba, the famous martial artist and founder of Aikido. Sites feature biography, timeline, portrait, demonstration photos, and legacy left behind by the Osensei, or Great Teacher of some renowned aikodoka practitioners.