Toshu Jutsu lineage 1500-1900s

While researching The Lost Book of Kushanku I constructed this lineage chart which tries to bring together the relevant Chinese and Okinawan schools: lineage I haven’t included myself and my teachers on there as it’s meant to be much more general. The only two modern day masters featured on there are Hirokazu Kanazawa, as a…

Bushinkai Karate books: Historical studies on Toshu jutsu

A new book has been published on line that reveals the lost origins of Shotokan.The Lost Book of Kushanku identifies a manuscript that was taken to Okinawa long before the Bubishi and influenced Karate from the 1700s.This work identifies Chinese masters Kushanku and Iwah and sheds new light on where Shotokan/Shorin forms like Wansu/Kushanku/Passai/Pinan (Empi,…

Lost Book of Kushanku: Video companion

Following the publication of The Lost Book of Kushanku we have had some great feedback on our research. However something people have asked for is a visual explanation to some of the theories of where different styles emerged from. To help visualise my hypothesis here are some video clips. These are taken from Youtube and…

Feedback on The Lost Book of Kushanku

Finally, a definative research on Okinawan karate secret origins and the attraction to the culture of Okinawan society that developed koryu to organize teaching and the origination of the modern Dojo, first in privacy of the home, then storefront schools that permit foteign students. I hope this project will be published and join McCarthy Bubishi for in…

Lost book of Kushanku: The research Journey

The Lost Book of Kushanku which you can read and keep totally free here, is a groundbreaking new book in the field of Karate research. The hypothesis of the book is that Shuri Karate (ie Shotokan, Shorin Ryu) were not derived from White Crane but from the so called Wu Tang boxing methods of Bazi…

E-BOOK: The Lost Book of Kushanku

UPDATED: THE LOST BOOK OF KUSHANKU: BY SIMON KEEGAN The Lost Book of Kushanku is the very Genesis of the Okinawan Martial Arts… The Bubishi has long been regarded as the ‘Bible of Karate’, an anthology of Chinese martial arts and related information that was taken to Okinawan in the 1800s. But what if another…