|Born||1668 in Chatan, Okinawa|
|Teachers||Wong Chung-Yoh & Kusanku|
Chatan Yara is a
legendary figure in the Okinawan Martial Arts legacy. He travelled to
Fukien\China in order to learn Chinese Kempo and weaponry and stayed
there for 20 years. His teacher was
He created the kata: "Chatan Yara No Sai," "Chatan Yara Sho No Tonfa," and "Chatan Yara No Kon" & are widely practiced today.
page last updated on Thursday 16 September 2010