Video – Kushanku Dai

Shūgorō Nakazato (仲里 周五郎 Nakazato Shūgorō, August 14, 1920 – August 24, 2016) was an Okinawan martial artist. Described as a “one punch artist” by some of his American students, Nakazato developed his karate sparring into “a fine fighting art”. He gave many demonstrations in Japan as well as abroad and had “many well-known students in the USA”, Nakazato was designated as an “intangible cultural asset holder” by Okinawa Prefecture in 2000. He was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, 5th Class with Gold and Silver Rays on November 4, 2007