Chinkuchi: Karate’s Hidden Internal Face

Chinkuchi: Karate’s Hidden Internal Face

I recently reread Remembrances of Okinawa: Chinkuchi by Lt. Col. Charles Murray (USAF) written in 1971, with the intention of addressing the subject in more detail for karateka about this fascinating art within an art—Chinkuchi. Much of the information attempting to...
Chi Chi Wu Wu

Chi Chi Wu Wu

Internal power training merits every martial artist’s attention because it is seldom presented in the current traditional understanding of Karate, Kung fu or Tae Kwon Do technique, yet speaks to the heart of true martial art practice. So allow me to jump into the...
Lost Fist Tools of Okinawan Karate

Lost Fist Tools of Okinawan Karate

There is an unfamiliar side to traditional martial training similar to encountering a foreign language that runs through authentic karate-do practice. The Okinawans labeled this elusive subject, Kiko or Chinkuchi.  Read...

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