Born in Canada of Japanese parents in 1929, Tsuruoka Masami was the first to introduce the Japanese art of karate to the Canadian public.This interview delves into Masami’s time in Japan studying with Dr. Chitose Tsuyoshi, teaching in Canada, and offers a detailed technical section. His advice will certainly help other karate practitioners.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 12 No. 4 (2003): 16 pages.