Ryukyuan martial arts were not a monolithic entity called “toudi”, any more than there is one martial art in China called “kung fu” (or more precisely, “quan fa”). There were two major schools of Ryukyuan martial arts; one based in the capital city (Shuri-te) and one based in the major port (Naha-te).* “Toudi”, or more […]
Oh, man. I remember these. Most of them figure in stories which will not be shared on this blog. 🙂 If you have any interest in Japanese culture, enjoy!