Okinawa Karate Do Uechi Ryu Zankyokai Esser Dokokai

Karate-Do Sanka


OKINAWA KARATEDO SONG (von Nagamine SHoshin)

Nagamine Shōshin (jap. 長嶺 将真; * 15. Juli 1907 auf Okinawa; † 2. November 1997 Naha (Okinawa)), 10. Dan, Hanshi, war ein japanischer Kampfkunstexperte. Im Jahre 1947 gründete er den Karatestil Matsubayashi-Ryū. (Quelle: Wikipedia). Er ist der Autor des Liedes Karate DO Sanka.

 

 

          Aa Sanzen to hi no hikari                    What brilliant rays of the sun!

          Miyo gunjo no umino iro                     Behold the shifting colors of the sea --

          Sayakeki shima no tokon ga                This island of unending brightness

          Seigi ga umi shi mute no ken               Fosters an invincible Spirit --

          Kokoro o kitau Mi o kitau                   This justice-loving Spirit created

          Aa Okinawa no KarateDo!                 such a weaponless Art!

Train your body, train your mind --

Okinawa KarateDo!

 

          Aa ware osou teki araba                      If attacked by an enemy

          Shurei no kuni ni shingi ari                  Let him realize the power of the

          Tetsu no kobushi wa kanzen to                       miraculous Art of the Islands of Courtesy

 

          Niku o kirasete hone o utso                 With an iron-like fist, striking at

          Kokoro o mamoru Mi o mamoru         the bones even if your flesh is cut!

          Aa Okinawa no KarateDo!                             Protect your mind, protect your body –

Okinawa KarateDo!

                                                                    

 

          Aa tensonshi kodai yori                       From the ancient times in the island,

          Heiwa no kane wa nari  tsutau                        The bell of peace has been ringing.

          Semeru ni arazu fusegu waza              Art is created not for attacking

          Gotai ga buki zo kono Karate             but for self-defense.

          Kokoro tadasu Mi o tadasu                 In this Karate, the body itself

          Aa Okinawa no KarateDo!                 is the protective weapon.

Develop sound mind and heart,

develop sound body –

Okinawa KarateDo!