Gichin Funakoshi

Martial Arts Masters: Gichin Funakoshi

Gichin Funakoshi was known as the founder Shotokan Karate-Do, perhaps the most widely known style of karate, and is attributed as being the "Father of modern karate.". Wikipedia

Born: November 10 1868, Shuri, Okinawa, Japan

Died: April 26, 1957, Tokyo, Japan

Martial Art: Shotokan Karate-Do

Children: Gigō Funakoshi

Teacher: Ankō Asato, Ankō Itosu