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Dragon Times #17 includes:

Savate -
Boxing with the Feet
by Harry Cook.
At one time regarded as a skill all young Frenchmen needed, the kicks of "Boxe Française" pre-date those of karate by a century.



Chojun Miyagi's Visit to Hawaii
by Charles Goodin

Karate reached the West much earlier than we imagined!



Leopold the Great - World Jujutsu Champion
by Graham Noble.

The martial arts have always attracted charlatans and none were more attractive than Capt. Leopold McClaglan!



To'on Ryu the Karate of Juhatsu Kiyoda
by Mario McKenna
When asked a technical question about Goju Ryu kata, Chojun Miyagi told the inquirer, “ask my sempai, Kyoda Juhatsu." This is the story of Kyoda and his style of karate, To'on Ryu.



Zen &
The Martial Arts

By Harry Cook

Is there a connection. Yes! and a long standing one.



Hiroshi Fujimoto
an interview

Fujimoto sensei, a professor of English at the prestigious Doshisha University in Kyoto, tell us of the early days of Japanese karate as a student of Kenwa Mabuni.

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