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Old-school karate still alive and kicking in 21st century Okinawa

Turn on your TV anywhere in the world and Asian traditional martial arts are virtually invisible as bloody, but slickly produced, mixed martial arts (MMA) promotions lure viewers by the millions. In China, in a humiliation for classical martial culture, a series of traditional kung fu masters have been flattened by MMA fighters with embarrassing […]