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Motobu The Monkey Man

Choki Motobu 1870–1940 “Motobu The Monkey Man”Motobu Choki is known as the founder (Soke) of Motobu-ryu. The style is a combination of Shuri-te and Tomari-te. His teachers were several of Okinawa’s most prominent karate practitioners: Sokon Matsumura, Sakuma Pechin, Anko Itosu, and Kosaku Matsumora.Motobu Chōki was an Okinawan karateka from Akahira Village in Shuri, Okinawa, capital [...]

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