There is No First Attack in Karate (karate ni sente nashi)

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Here we offer 12 different hand-brushed Japanese There is No First Attack in Karate tattoo designs by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase. For these There is No First Attack in Karate tattoo designs the fonts are different, but the characters and the meaning are the same. So order the style you like - the meaning is the same for each design.

There is No First Attack in Karate in Japanese is 空手に先手無し which is read karate ni sente nashi. The Japanese sentence karate ni sente nashi means "There is no first attack (strike) in karate" and reminds us, as Mr. Miyagi would say, "karate is defense only." This is the second rule in Niju Kun, or twenty rules, established by the founder of Shotokan Karate Gichin Funakoshi. For more information see the excellent article Karate ni Sente Nashi: What the Masters had to Say by Mark J. Tankosich.

karate ni sente nashi is composed of the kanji 空手 (read karate) meaning "Karate", the grammatical element (read ni) meaning "in", 先手 (read sente) meaning "first move; first strike" and 無し (read nashi) the verb meaning "no; without.

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With your order, you receive everything you need for the perfect There is No First Attack in Karate Japanese Tattoo. The tattoo design comes as an Adobe PDF file which means it will print exactly as Master Takase brushed the design. And this includes the line art, also called a stencil, that your tattoo artist must have to properly ink the design.

When your order is placed, you can immediately download your Japanese tattoo design. Then just print it and take it to your favorite tattoo artist. Your tattoo artist does not need to know Japanese. The Adobe PDF file contains everything you need and everything your tattoo artist needs to properly ink the design.

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