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When you live next door to the founder of a martial arts style, what do you do? Train with him, of course! Read and watch a brief account of the long and storied life of Chojun Miyagi and Eiichi Miyazato disciple Teruo Chinen.

Sensei Teruo Chinen is a figure in the history of karate who has earned the right to be called "master." Slight of build but with powerful external and internal strength in his karate techniques, he is a living example of the virtues of goju-ryu karate training. Born in Japan, Teruo Chinen's Okinawan father died at the end of World War II. His mother then moved back to his native land of Okinawa, eventually settling in the village of Naha. Teruo Chinen's father and family were actually from the village of Shuri and were a family of martial artists that practiced what was then known as shuri-te. From his grandfather to his uncles, they all practiced Okinawa-te, as karate was called in those days. Watch this exclusive video discussing the life of the karate techniques master and his place in the history of karate:

GOJU-RYU KARATE VIDEO The Story of Karate Techniques Master Teruo Chinen

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