I just joined this community. Had to since I've been a Karate Kid fan from a young age(about 5 or 6) and even started at the local Karate Club :-D How we all wanted to learn that kick. Read my info if u want to know a little about me.. :-D
Miyagi: Karate come from China, sixteenth century, called te, "hand." Hundred year later, Miyagi ancestor bring to Okinawa, call *kara*-te, "empty hand."
Daniel: I thought it came from Buddhist temples and stuff like that.
Miyagi: You too much TV.